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fore–and–aft

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adjective \ˌfȯr-ə-ˈnaft\

Definition of fore–and–aft

  1. 1 :  lying, running, or acting in the general line of the length of a construction (as a ship or a house) :  longitudinal

  2. 2 :  having no square sails



1820

First Known Use of fore–and–aft

1820


FORE–AND–AFT Defined for Kids

fore–and–aft

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adjective \ˌfȯr-ə-ˈnaft\

Definition of fore–and–aft

  1. :  being in line with the length of a ship <fore-and-aft sails>




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