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hahyndkwawr terz

  • n  the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • n  the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
  • n  the back half of a side of meat

  • The only sounds he hears are the snap of a rein across the mule's hindquarters, the simple mechanical whirl of his corn-harvesting machine and the creak of his oak-plank wagon as .
  • The male panda takes one look at her proffered hindquarters and scoots over to the far corner of his cage.
  • In a storm, cattle huddled with their hindquarters facing the wind, and often smothered in the thick snow.
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  • For animals, an adjustment
    Both hands planted firmly on Jude's hindquarters, Matthew Cooper applied pressure to the horse's pelvic region, a chiropractic technique known as motion palpation. Jude, a 1,200-pound retired racehorse bearing the legendary Seabiscuit's bloodline, is fully capable of kicking Cooper into a barn wall, but stood motionless.        
    Aug. 3, 2013 - Boston.com

  • Martina Navratilova in PETA (press release)
    I wish to address a very cruel and horrific practice currently executed in your country, called 'mulesing,' in which slices of flesh are cut with a pair of shears from a lamb's hindquarters without any painkillers,writes Navratilova. "This...

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