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hindmost

[hahynd-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈhaɪndˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/
adjective
1.
furtherest behind or nearest the rear; last.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English. See hind1, -most
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hindmost

/ˈhaɪndˌməʊst/
adjective
1.
furthest back; last
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Word Origin and History for hind-most

hindmost

adj.

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, Sc. 2, 1611]

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