afterpeak

noun
af·​ter·​peak | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌpēk\

Definition of afterpeak

: the extreme after compartment in a ship's hold where the ship narrows toward the sternpost

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First Known Use of afterpeak

1803, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afterpeak

after- + peak entry 1

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