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Let them run all the things that had to do with this earth—get the power back on? Fine. First thing she was going to do was try out that “trash masher.” Get the gas running so they wouldn’t freeze their bee-hinds off this winter.
Source: The Stand by Stephen King
Context: Mother Abagail is reflecting on the future work of the board of selectmen for Boulder post-apocalyptic. First, they want to restore electricity.

bee-hinds is a drawled word for behinds, right?

Thank you.
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