1. at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
    ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft
    the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about
    stow the luggage aft
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How To Use abaft In A Sentence

  • Terry looked abaft himself and saw that the fearsome man had indeed gone.
  • He broke into air 2 meters (6.5 feet) abaft of the sheltered interior of the starboard paddlewheel. INCA GOLD
  • Directly abaft the capstan was the fore-hatch, over which lay the path of those who walked around at the bars. Down the Rhine Young America in Germany
  • She's been needing new timbers abaft the beam there for years," quoth Captain Glass. THE DEVILS OF FUATINO
  • The blizzard made it impossible to see anything abaft of the bridge.
  • The hooker needed no looking after in such weather as this, and the only individual, beside ourselves, abaft the mainmast was the helmsman. The Castaways
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  • With six months' stores, she draws twenty-two foot nine, abaft.
  • He made his way to the yam sacks lashed abaft the mizzenmast and got his bottle. CHAPTER XI
  • At night I see the two hold a sort of a collogue abaft the wheel, when I was on my trick at the helm. The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, August 1850 of Literature, Science and Art.
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