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a·baft / əˈbaft/ Naut. • adv. in or behind the stern of a ship. • prep. nearer the stern than; behind.

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abaft

abaft (esp. naut.) in or to the rear (of). XIII. ME. o(n) baft, i.e. ON, A-1 and baft, OE. beæftan behind.

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