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fore-and-aft (adj.)

nautical, "stem-to-stern," 1610s; see fore + aft. Especially of sails set on the lengthwise line of the vessel (1820), or of vessels so rigged.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of fore-and-aft from WordNet

fore-and-aft (adj.)
parallel with the keel of a boat or ship;
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