afterhouse

noun
af·​ter·​house | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of afterhouse

: the deckhouse nearest the stern of a ship

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First Known Use of afterhouse

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afterhouse

after- + (deck)house

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“Afterhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afterhouse. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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