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  • Mr. Whitney: I think from a hindside point of view, they blamed "the shorts."

    Together Again:

  • Irishman shied a cabbage at her head while she was tryin 'to convince him that the bath-tub wasn't really a coal bin, and that his mental attitude was hindside before.

    Hepsey Burke

  • "I don't care to have it do it at all," declared Ned, who found that he had started to get into his trousers hindside before and he had to change them.

    Tom Swift in the City of Gold, or, Marvelous Adventures Underground

  • An 'he inveribly got ther p'int o' ther story hindside fore, which made me jest bile.

    Ted Strong's Motor Car

  • I've blacked it up an 'can see no way for it this time but to turn it round hindside-before.

    Flood Tide

  • Metaphysics is like the fourth dimension; you fly into it and come back upside down, hindside foremost, inside out; and when you get tired of this condition, you take another flight, and come back the way you were before.

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation

  • Some of the joints didn't seem to fit any too close, and a lot of it I suppose we got on hindside front and upside down, but in the course of half an hour we were harnessed for fair, including a conning tower apiece on our heads.

    Shorty McCabe

  • Without stopping, he snatches the cap from Jacob Poot's astonished head, and claps it back again "hindside before."

    The Junior Classics — Volume 6 Old-Fashioned Tales

  • It was Isabelle's first view of the hindside of the mysteries.

    The Cricket

  • Polly opened it for him, and, grabbing Gresham's silk hat, put it hastily askew and hindside before upon his bewildered head.

    Five Thousand an Hour : how Johnny Gamble won the heiress

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  • Etymology

    hind +‎ side

    Noun

    hindside (plural hindsides)

    (dialect) backside

    September 10, 2017