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adverb 
  1. (nautical) On the aft side
with the wind
The mate sleeps
Translations: 
  • French: sur l'arrière or vers l'arrière
    (trans-mid)
  • German: achteraus
  • Spanish: a popa
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From a- "on" + Old English baft, baften, biaften, Anglo Saxon beíftan; be "by" + íftan "behind". See after, aft, by


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