afterguard

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noun af·ter·guard \-ˌgärd\

Definition of afterguard

  1. 1 :  the sailors stationed on the poop or after part of a ship

  2. 2 :  the decision-making members of a sailboat racing team usually including a helmsman, tactician, and navigator

1750

First Known Use of afterguard

1750

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