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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Heb. ayalah (2 Samuel 22:34; Psalms 18:33, etc.) and ayeleth (Psalms 22, title), the female of the hart or stag. It is referred to as an emblem of activity (Genesis 49:21), gentleness (Proverbs 5:19), feminine modesty (Song of Solomon 2:7; 3:5), earnest longing (Psalms 42:1), timidity (Psalms 29:9). In the title of Psalms 22, the word probably refers to some tune bearing that name.

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See Deer

Smith's Bible Dictionary

the female of the common stag or Cervus elaphus . It is frequently noticed in the poetical parts of Scripture as emblematic of activity, (Genesis 49:21; Psalms 18:33) gentleness, (Proverbs 5:19) feminine modesty, (Solomon 2:7; 3:5) earnest longing, (Psalms 42:1) and maternal affection. (Jeremiah 14:5) Its shyness and remoteness from the haunts of men are also alluded to, (Job 39:1) and its timidity, causing it to cast its young at the sound of thunder. (Psalms 29:9)

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HIND, noun The female of the red deer or stag.

HIND, noun A domestic; a servant.

1. A peasant; a rustic; or a husbandman's servant.

HIND, adjective Backward; pertaining to the part which follows; in opposition to the fore part; as the hind legs of a quadruped; the hind toes; the hind shoes of a horse; the hind part of an animal.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HINDBERRY, noun A species of Rubus.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HINDER, adjective comparative of hind. That is in a position contrary to that of the head or fore part; designating the part which follows; as the hinder part of a wagon; the hinder part of a ship, or the stern. Acts 27:41.

HIN'DER, verb transitive [Latin cunctor.]

1. To stop; to interrupt; to obstruct; to impede or prevent from moving forward by any means. It is applicable to any subject, physical, moral or intellectual.

Them that were entering in, ye hindered. Luke 11:52.

2. To retard; to check in progression or motion; to obstruct for a time, or to render slow in motion. Cold weather hinders the growth of plants, or hinders them from coming to maturity in due season. Let no obstacle hinder daily improvement.

3. To prevent.

What hinders younger brothers, being fathers of families, from having the same right?

HIN'DER, verb intransitive To interpose obstacles or impediments.

This objection hinders not but that the heroic action of some commander--may be written.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HIN'DERANCE, noun The act of impeding or restraining motion.

1. Impediment; that which stops progression or advance; obstruction.

He must remove all these hinderances out of the way.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HIN'DERED, participle passive Stopped; impeded; obstructed; retarded.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HIN'DERER, noun One who stops or retards; that which hinders.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HIN'DERING, participle present tense Stopping; impeding; obstructing; retarding.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HINDERMOST, adjective That which is behind all others; the last. [but we now use hindmost.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HINDMOST, adjective The last; that is in the rear of all others.

He met thee in the way, and smote the hindmost of thee. Deuteronomy 25:18.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HIN'DOO, noun An aboriginal of Hindoostan, or Hindostan.