- (obsolete), or farmers' jargon: A second mowing; the grass which grows after the first crop of hay in the same season.
- Hence; that which happens after, that which follows. Has a strongly negative connotation in most contexts, implying a preceding catastrophe.
Etymology: From after + math < ; akin to m¯wan "to mow", German mahd "mowing". See mow.
- In contrast to most projections of the of nuclear war, in this there is no rioting or looting.
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