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abaft

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near, toward, or in the stern of a ship or the tail of an aircraft

  • the lookout in the crowʼs nest warned that there was an enemy frigate abaft and bearing down hard on their ship
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abaft

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at, to, or toward the rear of

  • a school of porpoises swam abaft the fishing boat
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in back of

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