1. Zool. The female of the red deer, of which the male is the stag.
2. Zool. A spotted food fish of the genus Epinephelus, as Epinephelus apua of Bermuda, and Epinephelus Drummond-hayi of Florida; -- called also coney, John Paw, spotted hind.
1. A domestic; a servant. [Obs.]
2. A peasant; a rustic; a farm servant. [Eng.]
The hind, that homeward driving the slow steer
Tells how man's daily work goes forward here. --Trench.
Hind, a. [Compar. Hinder superl. Hindmost or Hindermost ] In the rear; -- opposed to front; of or pertaining to the part or end which follows or is behind, in opposition to the part which leads or is before; as, the hind legs or hind feet of a quadruped; the hind man in a procession.
adj : located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind)
legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass" [syn: back(a),
n 1: any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
2: female red deer
Heb. 'ayalah (2 Sam. 22:34; Ps. 18:33, etc.) and 'ayeleth (Ps.
22, title), the female of the hart or stag. It is referred to as
an emblem of activity (Gen. 49:21), gentleness (Prov. 5:19),
feminine modesty (Cant. 2:7; 3:5), earnest longing (Ps. 42:1),
timidity (Ps. 29:9). In the title of Ps. 22, the word probably
refers to some tune bearing that name.