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a·stern / əˈstərn/ • adv. 1. behind or toward the rear of a ship or aircraft: the engine rooms lay astern. 2. (of a ship) backward: the lifeboat was carried astern by the tide.

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astern

astern in, at, or towards the stern. XVII. f. A-1 + STERN2, after AHEAD.

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asternadjourn, astern, Berne, burn, churn, concern, discern, earn, fern, fohn, kern, learn, Lucerne, quern, Sauternes, spurn, stern, Sterne, tern, terne, Traherne, turn, urn, Verne, yearn •Bayern • Blackburn • heartburn •Hepburn • Raeburn • Swinburne •Gisborne, Lisburn •sideburn • sunburn • Bannockburn •lady-fern • Vättern • extern •cittern, gittern •Comintern • taciturn •nocturn, nocturne •U-turn • upturn

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