Definitions for: Hind


[n] female red deer
[n] any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers



Webster (1913) Definition: 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["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
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.


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.

See Also: Cervus elaphus, Epinephelus, Epinephelus adscensionis, genus Epinephelus, grouper, red deer, rock hind

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