fore-and-after

noun
fore-and-aft·​er | \ ˌfȯr-ə-ˈnaf-tər How to pronounce fore-and-after (audio) \

Definition of fore-and-after

: a ship with a fore-and-aft rig especially : schooner

First Known Use of fore-and-after

1823, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fore-and-after was in 1823

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“Fore-and-after.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fore-and-after. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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