fore-and-after


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fore-and-aft·er

(fôr′ən-ăf′tər)
n.
A sailing ship, such as a schooner, with a fore-and-aft rig.
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fore-and-after

n
1. (Nautical Terms) any vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
2. (Nautical Terms) a double-ended vessel
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Noun1.fore-and-after - sailing vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
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