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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hind(noun)

    any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers

  2. hind(adj)

    a female deer, especially an adult female red deer

  3. back(a), hind(a), hinder(a)(adj)

    located at or near the back of an animal

    "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hind(noun)

    the female of the red deer, of which the male is the stag

  2. Hind(noun)

    a spotted food fish of the genus Epinephelus, as E. apua of Bermuda, and E. Drummond-hayi of Florida; -- called also coney, John Paw, spotted hind

  3. Hind(noun)

    a domestic; a servant

  4. Hind(noun)

    a peasant; a rustic; a farm servant

  5. Hind(adj)

    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

  6. Origin: [OE. hine, AS. hne, hna, orig. gen. pl. of hwan domestics; akin to Icel. hj man and wife, domestics, family, Goth. heiwafrauja master of the house, G. heirath marriage; cf. L. civis citizen, E. city or E. home. Cf. Hide a measure of land.]


  1. Hind

    Hind is a computer game released by Digital Integration in 1997 for DOS and Windows 95. The game is a combat flight simulator which features the Soviet Mi-24 Hind attack-helicopter. It came with a detailed 99 page printed manual. Hind is rated as a PC Gamer editors choice game thanks to its high rating.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hind

    hīnd, n. the female of the stag or red-deer.—n. Hind′berry, the raspberry. [A.S. hind; Dut. and Ger. hinde.]

  2. Hind

    hīnd, n. a farm-servant, esp. one having charge of a pair of horses, with cottage on the farm, formerly bound to supply a female field-worker (bondager). [A.S. hína=híwna, gen. pl. of híwan, domestics.]

  3. Hind

    hīnd, adj. placed in the rear: pertaining to the part behind: backward:—opp. to Fore.—adj. Hind′er, the older form of hind, but used in the same significations.—n. Hind′er-end, the latter end: (Scot.) buttocks.—n.pl. Hind′erlins (Scot.), the buttocks.—adjs. Hind′ermost, Hind′most, superlative of hind, farthest behind; Hind′-fore′most, the back part in the front place. [A.S. hindan (adv.), back, hinder, backwards; Goth. hindar, Ger. hinter, behind.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hind in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sean Stewart:

    In hind sight, what I was doing was incredibly foolish.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.

  3. Colin Seddon:

    Gradually Phelps regained the use of his hind legs and should be ready for release once the weather gets warmer!

  4. Max Beerbohm:

    You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.

  5. James Grover Thurber:

    One has but to observe a community of beavers at work in a stream to understand the loss in his sagacity, balance, cooperation, competence, and purpose which Man has suffered since he rose up on his hind legs.... He began to chatter and he developed Reason, Thought, and Imagination, qualities which would get the smartest group of rabbits or orioles in the world into inextricable trouble overnight.

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