Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Hind"

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary (easton)

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.

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)

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
1. (Zo["o]l.) The female of the red deer, of which the male
is the stag.

2. (Zo["o]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

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Hind \Hind\, n. [OE. hine, AS. h[=i]ne, h[=i]na, orig. gen. pl.
of h[=i]wan domestics; akin to Icel. hj[=u] 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 WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind)
legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass" [syn: {back(a)},
{hind(a)}, {hinder(a)}]
n 1: any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
2: female red deer

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