hindmost


adjective

  1. furtherest behind or nearest the rear; last.

adjective

  1. furthest back; last
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]

see devil take the hindmost.

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