afterguard


af·ter·guard

noun \-ˌgärd\

Definition of AFTERGUARD

1
:  the sailors stationed on the poop or after part of a ship
2
:  the decision-making members of a sailboat racing team usually including a helmsman, tactician, and navigator

First Known Use of AFTERGUARD

1750

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