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Word: hindmost

Definition: furthest behind; farthest to the rear


Sentences Containing 'hindmost'

Nevertheless, every one of these gentlemen- watermen hopes it will last his time, and so they all cry, The devil take the hindmost.
Now then, thought I, unconsciously rolling up the sleeves of my frock, here goes for a cool, collected dive at death and destruction, and the devil fetch the hindmost.
tearing along, everybody for himself and Devil take the hindmost!

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