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Meaning of HIND

Pronunciation:  hInd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  female red deer
  2. [n]  any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers

HIND is a 4 letter word that starts with H.


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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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
  2. \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.
  3. \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.
Easton Bible Dictionary

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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