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 for John Paw
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hind \Hind\ (h[imac]nd), n. [AS. hind; akin to D. hinde, OHG.
     hinta, G. hinde, hindin, Icel., Sw., & Dan. hind, and perh.
     to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.), E. hunt, or cf.
     Gr. kema`s a young deer.]
     1. (Zool.) The female of the red deer, of which the male is
        the stag.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) A spotted food fish of the genus Epinephelus, as
        Epinephelus apua of Bermuda, and Epinephelus
        Drummond-hayi of Florida; -- called also coney, John
        Paw, spotted hind.
        [1913 Webster]

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