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hindmost

[ hahynd-mohstor, especially British, -muhst ]

adjective

  1. furthest behind or nearest the rear; last.


hindmost

/ ˈhaɪndəˌməʊst; ˈhaɪndˌməʊst /

adjective

  1. furthest back; last


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hindmost1

First recorded in 1325–75; Middle English. See hind 1, -most

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Idioms and Phrases

see devil take the hindmost .

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Example Sentences

The half hunt is alwayes one of the two hindmost bells which makes every bob-change.

Soon the hindmost of the guerrillas and the foremost of the Federals began to exchange shots.

And Judas gathered together the hindmost, and he exhorted the people, all the way through, till they came into the land of Juda.

These rails were alternately moved forward, as the car passed from the hindmost.

Suddenly a shriek broke from those who stood hindmost, and in strode the witch, with serpents round her neck and arms and hair.

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