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  • n. Plural form of hind.

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Examples

  • Wives are called hinds and mountain goats its true, however it is obviously regarded as a METAPHOR.

    dailycomic Diary Entry

  • He called his hinds about him, and asked them, as I afterward learned, whether they had ever seen in the fields any little creature that resembled me.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 5

  • He called his hinds about him, and asked them, as I afterward learned, whether they had ever seen in the fields any little creature that resembled me?

    The Junior Classics — Volume 5

  • He called his hinds about him, and asked them (as I afterwards learned) whether they had ever seen in the fields any little creature that resembled me.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • Some of them were of that class called hinds, paying the rents of their little homesteads by stated periods of service allotted to each; in this respect differing but little from the serfs and villains of a more remote era, their toil not a whit less irksome, though their liberty, in name at least, was less under the control and caprice of their lord.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • He called his hinds about him, and asked them, as I afterwards learned, whether they had ever seen in the fields any little creature that resembled me.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • A stag flanked by two female red deer, or "hinds," trotted down a steep moorland pasture toward a wood.

    Masters of the Hunt

  • Hindsight is what is needed and there are many "hinds" available within the republican camp to suit all "conservative" tastes !

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • We know how to bury our dead in silence and mosquitoes, to slap them off our limbs and hinds, now knowing pain and grief and regret, but not saying as much.

    El Dia De Los Muertos

  • One cannot help but gasp at the creative sculpting genius that goes into each piece: A starving dog scratching fleas, a bear with its paw in a honey pot, a snake constricting a wincing jaguar, a winged horse on its hinds, a woman with long braided locks and the body of an armadillo, or a deer, life-size by Mexican standards.

    Jacobo Angeles: A rich wood-carving tradition in Oaxaca, dating to pre-Hispanic times

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