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hindmost


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hind  \Hind\,  a.  [Compar.  {Hinder};  superl.  {Hindmost},  or 
  {Hindermost}.]  [OE.  hind,  adv.,  back  AS  hindan  behind.  See 
  {Hinder},  a.] 
  In  the  rear;  --  opposed  to  front;  of  or  pertaining  to  the 
  part  or  end  which  follows  or  is  behind,  in  opposition  to  the 
  part  which  leads  or  is  before  as  the  hind  legs  or  hind  feet 
  of  a  quadruped;  the  hind  man  in  a  procession. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hindermost  \Hind"er*most`\,  Hindmost  \Hind"most`\,  a.  [The 
  superlative  of  hind.  See  {Hind},  a.]  [Cf.  AS  hindema  (akin 
  to  Goth.  hindumists),  a  superlative  from  the  same  source  as 
  the  comparative  hinder.  See  {Hinder},  a.,  and  cf 
  {Aftermost}.] 
  Furthest  in  or  toward  the  rear;  last  ``Rachel  and  Joseph 
  hindermost.''  --Gen.  xxxiii  2. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hindmost 
  adj  :  located  farthest  to  the  rear  [syn:  {backmost},  {hindermost}, 
  {rearmost}] 




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