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Definition of Abaft

toward the stern; behind

Examples of Abaft in a sentence

The wind was abaft which made the ship glide faster towards our destination.

They placed the lifeboats in the rear part of the ship, so I headed abaft to retrieve one.

My first sailing lesson was learning that abaft was at the stern of the boat.

The sea spray was coming from abaft, making my back all wet.

I was told to sit abaft to lessen my seasickness because the rear of the ship was less choppy than the front.

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