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1) Aft. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The hinder part of a ship. 1 Fore and Aft. The entire length (of a ship), from stem to stern. 2...

2) Aft-meal. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An extra meal; a meal taken after and in addition to the ordinary meals. 1 "At aft-meals who shall pay for the wine?"Thynne: Debate....

3) aft. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...ADVERB & At, in, toward, or close to the stern of a vessel or the rear of an aircraft or spacecraft. Middle English afte, back, from Old English aeftan, behind. See...

4) AFT. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...American Federation of Teachers...

5) fore-and-aft rig. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A rig on a sailing ship that has quadrilateral and triangular sails set to the fore-and-aft line and that can be trimmed to leeward....

6) Fore-and-Aft. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...across the line of the keel). (Dana: Seaman s Manual, p. 96.) 1 "A slight spar-deck fore-and-aft."-Sir W. Raleigh....

7) fore and aft. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...From the bow of a ship to the stern; lengthwise. b. In, at, or toward both ends of a ship. 2. In or at the front and back....

8) fore-and-aft sail. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A sail set parallel with the keel of a vessel, having the foremost edge or luff attached to the mast with travelers and the upper edge set on a gaff or stay....

9) fore-and-aft. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Parallel with the length of a structure, such as a ship or house; running lengthwise....

10) Chapter VIII. "Tarring Down"-Daily Life-"Going Aft"-California. Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. 1909-14. Two Years before the Mast. The Harvard Classics
...of spun-yarn and seizing-stuff made, and finally, the whole standing rigging, fore and aft, was tarred down. This was my first essay at this latter business, and...

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