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English Dictionary: hind by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hind
adj
  1. located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"
    Synonym(s): back(a), hind(a), hinder(a)
n
  1. any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
  2. a female deer, especially an adult female red deer
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hind \Hind\, n. [AS. hind; akin to D. hinde, OHG. hinta, G.
      hinde, hindin, Icel., Sw., & Dan. hind, and perh. to Goth.
      hinpan to seize (in comp.), E. hunt, or cf. Gr. [?] a young
      deer.]
      1. (Zo[94]l.) The female of the red deer, of which the male
            is the stag.
  
      2. (Zo[94]l.) 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}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hind \Hind\, n. [OE. hine, AS. h[c6]ne, h[c6]na, orig. gen. pl.
      of h[c6]wan domestics; akin to Icel. hj[umac] 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. A domestic; a servant. [Obs.] --Shak.
  
      2. A peasant; a rustic; a farm servant. [Eng.]
  
                     The hind, that homeward driving the slow steer Tells
                     how man's daily work goes forward here. --Trench.

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 Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
   Hind
      Heb. 'ayalah (2 Sam. 22:34; Ps. 18:33, etc.) and 'ayeleth (Ps.
      22, title), the female of the hart or stag. It is referred to as
      an emblem of activity (Gen. 49:21), gentleness (Prov. 5:19),
      feminine modesty (Cant. 2:7; 3:5), earnest longing (Ps. 42:1),
      timidity (Ps. 29:9). In the title of Ps. 22, the word probably
      refers to some tune bearing that name.
     
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