A*baft" (#), prep. [Pref. a-on + OE. baft, baften, biaften, AS. beaeftan; be by + aeftan behind. See After, Aft, By.] Naut.

Behind; toward the stern from; as, abaft the wheelhouse.

Abaft the beam. See under Beam.

 

© Webster 1913.


A*baft", adv. Naut.

Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.

 

© Webster 1913.

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