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hind

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