aftercastle

noun

af·​ter·​cas·​tle
ˈaf-tər-ˌka-səl
: a ship's castle located at the stern

called also sterncastle

Word History

Etymology

after- + castle entry 1

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aftercastle was in 1844

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“Aftercastle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aftercastle. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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