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See definition of sterns on Dictionary.com
  • as inback
  • as inrear
  • as inrear end

synonyms for sterns

  • rear
  • tail
  • backside
  • extremity
  • hindquarters
  • posterior
  • reverse
  • stern
  • tailpiece
  • aft
  • back end
  • far end
  • hindpart
  • tail end
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    How to use sterns in a sentence

    Hard was the struggle & therein waxed Hakon luckless; men fought from the prows and sterns, as the custom was in those times.
    THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
    Ships filled the little bay, bows and sterns touching the shore on one side and the other.
    MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
    There was one chap made his fortune by 'round sterns,' though they were known in the Dutch Navy for two centuries.
    ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
    The low racing sterns extended so far aft of my heels that the latter stood almost amidships.
    BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
    On rushed the two motor craft, their prows exactly even and the propellers tossing up a bulge in the water at their sterns.
    TOM SWIFT AND HIS MOTOR-BOATVICTOR APPLETON
    In spaniels, feathered sterns and long ears are much admired, but obviously the latter must suffer in thick underwood.
    DOG BREAKINGWILLIAM NELSON HUTCHINSON
    In the deeper parts, they point their sterns into the air and stick their heads under water.
    THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
    The removal of these heavy weights from the sterns set the vessels on a more even keel, fore and aft.
    UP THE RIVEROLIVER OPTIC
    They were usually one-masted sailing ships, built of wood; they had high prows and sterns, with a capacious hold between.
    LIFE IN A MEDIVAL CITYEDWIN BENSON
    The swift current turns all the sterns down stream, so that they lie diagonally towards the shore.
    AMERICA, VOLUME II (OF 6)JOEL COOK
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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