from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Toward the posterior extremity.
- adj. Posterior; in the rear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Toward the posterior extremity.
- Posterior; in the rear.
Our precious Cons like to beep and squeak with mighty gusts from their hindward breezers about the power and certitude of the free market, solution to all of life's troubles.
A full quarter of the hindward whorl was gone, sliced off cleanly.
Fore wings with three blackish, indistinct, slightly diffuse, zigzag lines, which are slightly bordered hindward with pale yellow; orbicular mark white, punctiform; exterior border slightly angular, hardly oblique, and slightly truncated on the fore half, extremely oblique and with two slight excavations on the hind half; fringe partly white.
Fore wings with a broad, submarginal, upright, white band, which is much narrower hindward, and is intersected by the black veins.
Fore wings slightly rounded at the tips, very oblique along the exterior border; a blackish band near the base, abbreviated hindward; a large blackish spot on the reniform mark, and a diffuse blackish spot near the tip of the costa; exterior and submarginal lines brown, double, denticulated, with the space along their borders somewhat clouded.
Fore wings with the band much broader, hardly straightened hindward, and ending very near the interior border.
Head pale yellow, black hindward, white beneath; antennæ pale luteous, third joint very short, arista bare; scutellum white; pectus with a white spot on each side; abdomen white at the tip; middle legs with testaceous tibiæ and tarsi; hind wings blackish, cinereous hindward; halteres snow-white.
Fore wings with white veins towards the base, and with an exterior oblique white band, which is narrower hindward, and ends at some distance from the interior border.
Thorax with two luteous bands in front, and with a luteous spot hindward.
Head of the female black, shining; thorax with two brown bands which are paler and indistinct hindward; abdomen with a broad black band on each segment; tarsi blackish towards the tips; wings nearly limpid, yellowish along the costa, veins exteriorly with very broad brownish borders, stigma blackish brown.
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