What does the word hind mean?

Usage examples for hind

  1. I tell ye the mare had the hind leg fasht in the fore. – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross
  2. A farmer in France, one day looking through the hedge in his garden, observed a wolf walking round a mule, but unable to get at him on account of the mule's constantly kicking with his hind legs. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  3. When the lad was twenty or thirty feet up the animal had nearly reached the foot, and by the time the pursued had mounted another twenty feet the great brute was close up and raised itself on its hind quarters to mount. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn