rearmost

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj rearmost located farthest to the rear
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rearmost Farthest in the rear; last.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rearmost Furthest in the rear; last of all.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rearmost last of all
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. riere—L. retro, behind.

Usage

In literature:

The Indians halted for a moment beyond the narrowing of the canon, until those who were rearmost should close up.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
There was a sudden flash, a stunning report, and one of the rearmost Indians dropped.
"The Cryptogram" by William Murray Graydon
At length the leading English ship was abeam of the rearmost of De Grasse's fleet.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
The rearmost or observer's seat was unoccupied.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
But whatever the technical designation of these subdivisions, the rearmost one is always in fact a reserve.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
The rearmost infantry plunged hurriedly across before it had attained its strength.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
The rearmost of the American aviators had looked back, had seen the first of the aero-subs drop down among the doomed ships.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
Whether the enemy attempted to follow in canoes the escaping party never knew, for none succeeded in overtaking the rearmost boat.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
Their foremost men had already overtaken our rearmost stragglers and were grabbing hold of them to detain them.
"The Battle of Franklin, Tennessee" by John K. Shellenberger
He addressed his question to the clerk behind the rearmost counter.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
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In news:

This large bracket serves double duty as the rearmost upper control arm mount and bumpstop mount, controlling both upward and downward suspension strokes.
Ramfeezled Rudder Rangers Reject Rash Resignation Regarding Rearmost Recontre (vs. Search in site.
Holding the rearmost two bolts up, lift and slide the manifold forward as far as possible without pulling too hard-there's still a hose connected to the back, so be careful here.
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