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Aftersupper, aft′ėr-sup-pėr, n. the time between supper and bedtime.
The loss of their champion still more disheartened the French, who now gave way fore and aft.
TRUE BLUEW.H.G. KINGSTON
They gradually become narrower fore and aft, and taper upwards.
Fish, forward (that is, for the sailors); sausage, aft (for the members of the expedition).
THE NORTH POLEROBERT E. PEARY
The divers having gone down reported the ship aground in three distinct places, aft, amidships under the batteries, and forward.
IN EASTERN SEASJ. J. SMITH
The enemy is still firing, but the guns of the Kearsarge have ceased to roar, and "silence fore and aft" is commanded of the crew.
A loud cheer fore and aft showed that the speech suited the taste of his hearers.
OLD JACKW.H.G. KINGSTON
To throw the breast backstays out of the cross-tree horns or out-riggers and bear them aft.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
The men had morning shower-baths and, a few at a time, salt-water plunges in big canvas tanks set fore and aft on the main deck.
RAY'S DAUGHTERCHARLES KING
“Be back this aft,” he said, and rode majestically away up the cañon, where he would be out of the way.
HIDDEN WATERDANE COOLIDGE

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