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  • adj. farthest back

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hindmost: opposed to foremost.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. located farthest to the rear


back + -most (Wiktionary)


  • As long as it is, Erin Hills could play a lot longer: at 8,400 yards, to be precise, from the backmost set of tees.

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  • He too was warmly received, except by a lonely figure on the backmost backbench, his brother, David, who sat hunched, hands clasped across his chest, without expression.

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  • The warrior, whoever he was, scanned the interior of the inn as he walked toward the backmost booths, and every being who had not yet left secretly prayed that they were not what the silent visitor sought.


  • I take that backmost right-thinking people wouldnt whack an animal with a stick, or make it labor in the heat of the day.

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  • I knew it was my Pro-Track, so I went to find it - it was behind the backmost seat.

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  • Installed alone on the backmost bench, Svenson was startled to see the Bascombe woman, her wig restored and her face — if perhaps a little pale and drawn — almost ceramically composed.

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  • Then with her cold smirk, she added, "At this moment, he is lying on the floor of his backmost room, and he happens to be very much dead."

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  • She darted, bronze, to the backmost corner, flattening her face against the pane in a halo of hurried breath.


  • He had booked an aisle seat in the backmost row, mere feet from both the toilets and the fuel tanks.

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  • The instrument was eventually stilled by a fifth MP in the backmost benches, and returned to Tambo, who shut it firmly in her handbag.

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