sternmost
adjective Date: 1622 farthest astern

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  • Sternmost — Stern most , a. Farthest in the rear; farthest astern; as, the sternmost ship in a convoy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sternmost — [stʉrn′mōst΄] adj. 1. nearest the stern 2. last in a line of ships; farthest astern …   English World dictionary

  • sternmost — Ⅰ. stern [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) grimly serious or strict, especially in the exercise of discipline. 2) severe; demanding. DERIVATIVES sternly adverb sternness noun. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • sternmost — /sterrn mohst/ or, esp. Brit., / meuhst/, adj. Naut. 1. farthest aft. 2. nearest the stern. [1615 25; STERN2 + MOST] * * * …   Universalium

  • sternmost — adjective Closest to the stern, furthest sternward …   Wiktionary

  • sternmost — stern·most …   English syllables

  • sternmost — stern•most [[t]ˈstɜrn moʊst[/t]] adj. naut. navig. farthest aft • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • sternmost — /ˈstɜnmoʊst/ (say sternmohst) adjective 1. farthest astern or in the rear. 2. nearest the stern. {stern2 + most} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sternmost — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌmōst also chiefly Brit məst adjective Etymology: stern (V) + most (as in foremost) : farthest astern …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capture of Cyane — HMS Cyane was a British warship captured by the USS Constitution on 20 February 1815 during the War of 1812. Cyane was sailing in company with HMS Levant .The Capture of HMS CyaneHMS Cyane was a British 6th rate 22 gun frigate build ship in… …   Wikipedia

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