afterhend

adverb
af·​ter·​hend | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌhend \

Definition of afterhend

chiefly dialectal

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First Known Use of afterhend

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afterhend

Scots afterhend, efterhend, efterhin, going back to Old Scots efftyr-hend, probably from efftyr after- + hend hind entry 3

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“Afterhend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afterhend. Accessed 4 Apr. 2020.

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