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hindmost (adj.)

"furthest at the rear," late 14c., from hind (adj.) + -most.

Thra. What, if a toy take 'em i' the heels now, and they run all away, and cry, 'The devil take the hindmost'?
Dion. Then the same devil take the foremost too, and souse him for his breakfast! [Beaumont & Fletcher, "Philaster," Act V, Scene 2, 1611]

updated on September 29, 2018

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Definitions of hindmost from WordNet

hindmost (adj.)
located farthest to the rear;
Synonyms: backmost / hindermost / rearmost
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