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hind

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
hindhind1 /haɪnd/ adjective [only before noun]  HBArelating to the back part of an animal with four legshind legs/feet/quarters/limbs talk the hind legs off a donkey at talk1(10)
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hindIt was a small piece of shrapnel, but it did a number on the left cheek of my hind end.Even the hounds sensed something was amiss and became still, tails pressed between hind legs, watching.On a cue from its master, the bear obediently stood up on its hind legs.The hair is somewhat longer on both front and hind legs.Think of a tall, gray rabbit who wears white gloves and walks around on his hind legs.The forelimbs are less than half the length of the hind limbs, which suggests an obligatory bipedal posture.hind legs/feet/quarters/limbsOn a cue from its master, the bear obediently stood up on its hind legs.You can but it whole or already cut into joints, such as saddle or hind legs.Later discoveries would show that in fact both are bipedal, with massive hind legs and diminutive forelimbs.Standing on their hind legs, as this particular bear was now doing, they can reach nine feet.Play For keeps was an ex-racehorse, who always stood on her hind legs every time her rider asked her to halt.The hind legs have to mark time while the forelegs cross over, making the outer ring of a wheel.Front and rear legs are thrown neither in nor out, as the imprint of hind feet should touch that of forefeet.The forelimbs are less than half the length of the hind limbs, which suggests an obligatory bipedal posture.
Related topics: Animals
hindhind2 noun [countable] British English  HBAa female deer
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hindA forest hermit, he was wounded with an arrow while protecting a hind he had been suckling for a year.Old stags and hinds and young calves numbers have not been cut as in the past by the cold climate.Skilled stalkers are shooting up to a dozen hinds a day.It was a whole roast kudu hind.I can't grab the gun with my left, because my hind is still bandaged.You would have a lot of hinds who lived without having any fawns, and nobody quite knows what effect that would have.Today was the twentieth, the end of the closed season on hinds.The keepers have the task of culling the hinds.
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