What does the word rump mean?

Usage examples for rump

  1. Our editor even considers this to be " a coarse emblem;" yet " the rump of a fowl" could hardly offend even a lady's delicacy! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. It is much larger than any others of this genus, being eighteen inches long from nose to rump. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  3. The sorrel's nose reached the black's reeling rump; it stretched to his flank, to the saddle, to his shoulder.... – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus