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Hind Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    hind 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 [also: hinder]
Hind Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
Hind Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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 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 Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
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  • Hind: The word Hind may refer to: a female red deer al-Hind (Arabic: الهند), also Hind - The people of India or Indian subcontinent (See also ...
  • Hawker Hind: The British Hawker Hind was a Royal Air Force light bomber of the inter-war years produced by Hawker Aircraft . It was developed from ...
  • Hind Laroussi: Hind Laroussi Tahiri (born December 3, 1984), known professionally as Hind, is a Dutch singer . Biography: Hind Laroussi Tahiri was born on ...
  • Hind bint Utbah: Hind bint ‘Utbah (هند بنت عتبة) was an Arab woman who lived in the late 6th and early 7th centuries CE; she was the wife of Abu Sufyan ibn ...
  • John Russell Hind: John Russell Hind FRS (May 12, 1823 – December 23, 1895) was an English astronomer . Some sources give his name as John Russel Hind with ...

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Meaning of the Name 'Hind'


  • Meaning: Proper name
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Gender: Female

'Hind' in famous quotation sentence


* When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. - Abraham Lincoln

* You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men. - Max Beerbohm

* One has but to observe a community of beavers at work in a stream to understand the loss in his sagacity, balance, cooperation, competence, and purpose which Man has suffered since he rose up on his hind legs.... He began to chatter and he developed Reason, Thought, and Imagination, qualities which would get the smartest group of rabbits or orioles in the world into inextricable trouble overnight. - James Grover Thurber


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  • Tiktaalik fossil reveals how fish evolved into four-legged land animals
    A fish called Tiktaalik that lived 375m years ago already had strong hind limbs – even though it still lived in water The fossilised remains of an ancient beast have revealed how prehistoric life hauled itself from the water and took its first unsteady steps along the path that led to four-legged land animals. Clues to the seminal moment in the history of life w Read more on this news related to 'Hind'
  • US mum separated from sons seeks Saudi help
    Hind has not seen her boys in over two years after her ex-husband kidnapped them Read more on this news related to 'Hind'
  • La Jolla Historical Society receives $75,000 grant
    La Jolla Historical Society (LJHS) received a $75,000 grant from the Hind Foundation to support its renovation and rehabilitation of Wisteria Cottage, at the corner of Prospect Street and Eads Avenue. Read more on this news related to 'Hind'

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