Definition of Hindquarter

1. Noun. The back half of a side of meat.

Generic synonyms: Cut, Cut Of Meat



Definition of Hindquarter

1. Noun. Either rear half of a side of beef, mutton, veal, lamb or by extension from another edible mammal. ¹

2. Noun. (context: in the plural) The hind biped (leg) of a quadruped, or all body parts situated behind the hind legs' trunk-attachment. ¹

3. Noun. (context: metonymy derogatory usually plural) Human behind, butt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hindquarter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hindquarter

hinders
hindfeet
hindfoot
hindgut
hindguts
hindhead
hindheads
hindleg
hindlegs
hindleys screw
hindlimb
hindlimb suspension
hindlimbs
hindmilk
hindquarter (current term)
hindquarter amputation
hindquarters
hindrance
hindrances
hindraunce
hindre
hinds
hindshank
hindshanks
hindsight
hindsight is 20/20
hindsightly
hindsights
hinduism

Literary usage of Hindquarter

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1. With H.M. 9th Lancers During the Indian Mutiny: The Letters of Brevet-major by Octavius Henry St. George Anson (1896)
"... and the men were firing their pistols in the most reckless manner, one of them managed to wound my " Delhi" (charger) in the hindquarter rather badly. ..."

2. American Roadsters and Trotting Horses: Being a Sketch of the Trotting by Henry T. Helm (1878)
"... least from the family of Abdallah, namely, in the increased length of rear leverage and the coarseness or heaviness of conformation of the hindquarter. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"The Ayans that met ┬╗is on the morning of the 17th had witli them the carcass of a black bear, which they offered us for sale : and on buying one hindquarter ..."

4. A Summer in Alaska: A Popular Account of the Travels of an Alaska Exploring by Frederick Schwatka (1891)
"We accepted the offer to the extent of taking the other hindquarter, for which we gave them a trifle, whereupon the rest of the carcass was left behind or ..."

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