early form of hindrance.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for hinderance
You ought to say that you think I'll never be a hinderance to you.The Story of a Play
W. D. Howells
And the difference in race is a hinderance to a common ground of sympathy.Deaconesses in Europe
Jane M. Bancroft
Percival had had a nervous fear of some hinderance on his way to the station.
But I'm not used to so much society, and I don't want to be any hinderance.Mrs. Dud's Sister
When it is a means of the concord of the churches, and no hinderance to our other prayers.A Christian Directory