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rearmost

[reer-mohst] /ˈrɪərˌmoʊst/
adjective
1.
farthest in the rear; last.
Origin of rearmost
1710-1720
First recorded in 1710-20; rear1 + -most
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  • After all, you were the rearmost man, and the one none other would observe.

    Millennium Everett B. Cole
  • The point of the buttock (O) is the rearmost point of the pelvis.

    The Horsewoman Alice M. Hayes
  • It was nearly two hours before the rearmost English ships were engaged.

    Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
  • At the portals of the rearmost Pullman but one a porter interposed himself.

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  • The rearmost Russians pushed those in front of them towards the hole.

    The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole
  • He addressed his question to the clerk behind the rearmost counter.

    The Egyptian Cat Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Several of their bullets enter the engine of our rearmost rearguard.

  • Bower had fully ten feet of the rearmost section of rope in hand.

    The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
  • The order was repeated from rank to rank back to the rearmost of the rear guard.

  • He stood up now and sent a quick reminder after the rearmost pirate.

British Dictionary definitions for rearmost

rearmost

/ˈrɪəˌməʊst/
adjective
1.
nearest the rear; coming last
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