Hind
Hind Hind, n. [OE. hine, AS. h[=i]ne, h[=i]na, orig. gen. pl. of h[=i]wan domestics; akin to Icel. hj[=u] man and wife, domestics, family, Goth. heiwafrauja master of the house, G. heirath marriage; cf. L. civis citizen, E. city or E. home. Cf. {Hide} a measure of land.] 1. A domestic; a servant. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A peasant; a rustic; a farm servant. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

The hind, that homeward driving the slow steer Tells how man's daily work goes forward here. --Trench. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hind — puede significar Hind Laroussi: cantante Autores de nombres científicos D.J.N.Hind David John Nicholas Hind 1957 F.J.Hind F.J. Hind Hind William Marsden Hind 1815 1894 . Enlaces externos Wikimedia Commons alberga contenido multimedia sobre Hind …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hind — ist: englisch für Hirschkuh, als solches die NATO Bezeichnung für den sowjetischen Kampfhubschrauber Mil Mi 24 ein Computerspiel der Firma Digital Integration, in dessen Mittelpunkt dieser Hubschraubertyp steht, siehe Hind (Computerspiel) ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hind — Hind, a. [Compar. {Hinder}; superl. {Hindmost}, or {Hindermost}.] [OE. hind, adv., back, AS. hindan behind. See {Hinder}, a.] In the rear; opposed to front; of or pertaining to the part or end which follows or is behind, in opposition to the part …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hind — hind·ber·ry; hind; hind·er·most; hind·ley s; hind·most; be·hind; …   English syllables

  • Hind — (h[imac]nd), n. [AS. hind; akin to D. hinde, OHG. hinta, G. hinde, hindin, Icel., Sw., & Dan. hind, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.), E. hunt, or cf. Gr. kema s a young deer.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The female of the red deer, of which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hind — hind1 [hīnd] adj. hinder, hindmost or hindermost [ME hinde, short for hindan, from behind: see HINDER2] back; rear; posterior hind2 [hīnd] n. pl. hinds or hind [ME < OE, akin to Ger hinde < IE base * k̑em , not hav …   English World dictionary

  • hind — Ⅰ. hind [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ situated at the back. ORIGIN perhaps from Old English, behind . Ⅱ. hind [2] ► NOUN ▪ a female deer. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • Hind — (spr. haind), John Russell, Astronom, geb. 12. Mai 1823 in Nottingham, gest. 23. Dez. 1895 in Twickenham, wurde 1840 Assistent an der Sternwarte in Greenwich, 1844 Observator an Bishops Privatsternwarte im Regent s Park zu London, 1853–92 Leiter… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hind — Hind, John Russell, ausgezeichneter engl. Astronom, geb. 1823 zu Nottingham, verdankt seine Kenntnisse gänzlich seinem eigenen Studium; 1840–44 war er Assistent an der magnetischen Abtheilung der königlichen Sternwarte in Greenwich. Hierauf… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • hind — adj hinder, rear, *posterior, after, back Antonyms: fore, front …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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