fore-and-aft

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

fore–and–aft

adjective \ˌfr-ə-ˈnaft\

Definition of FORE-AND-AFT

1
:  lying, running, or acting in the general line of the length of a construction (as a ship or a house) :  longitudinal
2
:  having no square sails

First Known Use of FORE-AND-AFT

1820

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: fore and aft
Previous Word in the Dictionary: fore-
All Words Near: fore-and-aft

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up fore-and-aft? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More