- the posterior end of a halved carcass of beef, lamb, etc., sectioned usually between the twelfth and thirteenth ribs.
- hindquarters, the rear part of an animal.
Origin of hindquarter
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Contemporary Examples of hindquarter
I have tasted quite a few in the two years he and I worked on our book, Ham: An Obsession With the Hindquarter.Easter's Top Five Hams
March 30, 2010
Historical Examples of hindquarter
- one of the two back quarters of a carcass of beef, lamb, etc
- (plural) the rear, esp of a four-legged animal
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