Definition of Hindfeet

1. Noun. (plural of hindfoot) ¹



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Definition of Hindfeet

1. hindfoot [n] - See also: hindfoot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hindfeet

hinder(a)
hinderance
hinderances
hindered
hinderer
hinderers
hinderest
hindereth
hindering
hinderingly
hinderling
hinderlings
hinderment
hindermost
hinders
hindfeet (current term)
hindfoot
hindgut
hindguts
hindhead
hindheads
hindleg
hindlegs
hindleys screw
hindlimb
hindlimb suspension
hindlimbs
hindmilk
hindquarter

Literary usage of Hindfeet

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1. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Yale University (1911)
"V' reduction is carried further by the total elimination of the hindlegs and hindfeet. The one essential feature of the armadillo is the carapace. ..."

2. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch (1804)
"... with their forefeet, but, at the fame time they flood firm upon their hindfeet. ... on the:r hindfeet, or drained to fet their forefeet on the ground; ..."

3. Our Arctic Province, Alaska and the Seal Islands by Henry Wood Elliott (1906)
"Great Eastern rookery, I have not been able to satisfy myself how they used their long, flexible hindfeet, other than as steering media. ..."

4. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"The kudu had taken a flying leap over this bush, and the distance between the spoor of her hindfeet, where she took off, and the edge of the bush, ..."

5. The Ain i Akbari by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, Henry Blochmann, Henry Sullivan Jarrett (1873)
"... is a fetter for the hindfeet, an invention of His Majesty. It allows the elephant to walk, but prevents him from running. 5. ..."

6. Our Animal Friends: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1896)
"If the forefeet alone are diseased the poor creature will walk and graze upon its knees ; if the hindfeet, it will drag itself along on its abdomen with the ..."

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