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    abaft

    abaft - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abaft

    Definition
    (adv) at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
    Synonyms : aft , astern
    Example Sentence
    • stow the luggage aft
    • ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft
    • the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about
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