from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hinder part of a horse; the part behind the head, neck, and fore quarters.
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But the most cursory anatomical investigation at once proves that the resemblance of the so-called 'hindhand' to a true hand is only skin deep, and that, in all essential respects, the hind-limb of the
I might have produced my orders, & quit - ting the ground I took, that of the propriety & necessity of the ex - penditures, have earned the plaudits of all the federalists, who being many of them, my personal acquaintances, were not be - hindhand in their endeavors to draw me into every different mode of defence.