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- n. Plural form of hindquarter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the fleshy part of the human body at the back of the hip, on which a person sits; teh buttocks.
- n. the part of a quadruped that corresponds to the human buttocks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
- n. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
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There were sores all over his body, but his hindquarters were the worst.
The mare I saw was three hands shorter than this stud of yours, bred to carry a small horse-archer, not anyone in heavy plate; she was short-backed, deep-chested, and her hindquarters were a little higher than her forequarters.
Mars, slow-moving below Leo's hindquarters, doubles in brightness from mag 0.2 to -0.6 as its distance plummets from 156 million to 119 million km and its diameter swells to 12 arcsec.
And, as the captain blasted "We Are Family" from the speakers in his hindquarters while all of Union Square looked on and felt sorry for us, I smiled and waved like I was on the Popemobile.
He sat on his hindquarters less than a foot from Tara, looking up his long, pale nose at her.
I reached out to touch Secretariat's on his hindquarters, and just as I did, he wheeled his head around as if to bite me.
It hits my hindquarters with the flat edge and I run forward past the dark man to the end of the grass.
It does look like its hindquarters may be missing a bit, maybe had its gut opened up.
He claimed that the best practice passed down from his ancestors was to shoot them in the hindquarters and run them down quickly.
Not that all football fans are bloodthirsty hounds feeding off the crippled hindquarters of the dying animal of empire.