Definition of Aftmost

1. a. Nearest the stern.



Definition of Aftmost

1. Adjective. Furthest aft, most sternward, as far back as possible. ¹

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Definition of Aftmost

1. nearest the stern [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aftmost

aftertouch
aftertouches
afterwar
afterward
afterwardness
afterwards
afterwardsness
afterwise
afterwit
afterwitted
afterword
afterwords
afterworld
afterworlds
afther
aftmost (current term)
aftosa
aftosas
aftre
aftward
afunctional occlusion
afurolol
afutuzumab
afwillite
afwillites
agacant
agacante
agacerie
agaceries
again

Literary usage of Aftmost

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1. The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"The aftmost oar of a boat; also, the man that uses it. ... The man who rows the aftmost oar in a boat, and whose stroke it to be followed by the rest. ..."

2. The Midshipman's Or British Mariner's Vocabulary: Being a Universal ...by J. J. Moore by J. J. Moore (1805)
"POOP, the highest and aftmost deck of a ship. See DECK. ... POOP Royal, a short deck, or platform, placed over the aftmost part ol the poop in the largest ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1872)
"The gallants were sobered at once by fright, and I bundled them into the stern - sheets, sat on the aftmost thwart myself, and for the lives of us all ..."

4. The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, Mynors Bright, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1892)
"2 " A sort of chamber or apartment in a large ship of war, just before the great cabin. The floor of it is formed by the aftmost part of the quarter deck, ..."

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