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- To keep back; to delay or impede.
- 1591 - William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona act ii, scene 7 (First Folio ed.)
- Then let me goe, and hinder not my courſe
- To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
- 1599 - William Shakespeare, Henry V act ii, scene 2 (act i; First Folio ed.)
- Since God ſo graciouſly hath brought to light
This dangerous Treaſon, lurking in our way,
To hinder our beginnings.
- To cause harm.
- Of or belonging to that part or end which is in the rear or hind, or which follows.
- the hinder end of a wagon
- the hinder parts of a horse
- 1990 - C. W. H. Havard (ed.), Black's Medical Dictionary, 36th edition, p 673
- On a line dividing the front two-thirds from the hinder one-third, and set in the shape of a V, is a row of seven to twelve large flat-topped circumvallate papillae, ...
- Comparative form of hind
- The buttocks.
- 1997 - Richard Laliberte and Stephen C. George, The Men's Health Guide to Peak Conditioning , ISBN 0875963234, page 195:
- Like martial arts, in-line skating is predicated on the notion that sooner or later you're going to end up on your hinder.