aport

adverb
\ ə-ˈpȯrt How to pronounce aport (audio) \

Definition of aport

: on or toward the left side of a ship put the helm hard aport

First Known Use of aport

1627, in the meaning defined above

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“Aport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aport. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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