A taxidermic bear stands almost six feet tall on his hind legs with his mouth gaping in a never-ending silent roar.
They should be ready to drain the swine hanging from the ceiling by their hind legs.
So they took the hind legs of the animal and began to drag it the other way.
“They rise up on their hind legs when somebody is coming to attack their cubs,” Palin said.
To me, this whole thing read as hind quarter covering that only made things worse—as coverups always do.
Instantly the creature rose and walked beside her on his hind legs.
"Crooked as a dog's hind legs," snarled Lewis, biting viciously at his cigar.
The second is due to the W-shaped bend of the white streak of the hind wings.
Our carriage was standing up, like a horse kicking up its hind legs.
The ladies occupied, as usual, the hind seat of the coach, leaving that in front to their male companions.
c.1300, "rear, back," perhaps a back-formation from Old English behindan "back, behind," used as adverb and preposition, or from or influenced by Old English hindan (adv.) "from behind," from Proto-Germanic *hind- "behind" (cognate with Gothic hindan (prep.) "on that side of, beyond, behind;" German hinten "behind"), of unknown origin. Possibly influenced by Middle English hiner (adv.) "back, rear."
"female deer," Old English hind, from Proto-Germanic *hinthjo- (cf. Old Norse hind, Dutch hinde, Old High German hinta, German Hinde "hind") perhaps from PIE *kemti-, from root *kem- "hornless" (cf. Greek kemas, Lithuanian smulas "young deer, gazelle").
Heb. 'ayalah (2 Sam. 22:34; Ps. 18:33, etc.) and 'ayeleth (Ps. 22, title), the female of the hart or stag. It is referred to as an emblem of activity (Gen. 49:21), gentleness (Prov. 5:19), feminine modesty (Cant. 2:7; 3:5), earnest longing (Ps. 42:1), timidity (Ps. 29:9). In the title of Ps. 22, the word probably refers to some tune bearing that name.