After-sails
After-sails Aft"er-sails`, n. pl. (Naut.) The sails on the mizzenmast, or on the stays between the mainmast and mizzenmast. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • After — Aft er ([.a]ft t[ e]r), a. [AS. [ae]fter after, behind; akin to Goth. aftaro, aftra, backwards, Icel. aptr, Sw. and Dan. efter, OHG. aftar behind, Dutch and LG. achter, Gr. apwte rw further off. The ending ter is an old comparative suffix, in E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • after-guard — afˈter guard noun (nautical) 1. The men on the quarterdeck and poop who work the after sails, many of them unskilled 2. Hence a drudge or person with a menial job 3. A merchant ship s officers • • • Main Entry: ↑after …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fore-and-aft sails — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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