from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Nearest the stern; farthest aft.
  • adjective Nearest the end or rear; hindmost or last.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hindmost; nautical, nearest the stern: opposed to foremost.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Hindmost; -- opposed to foremost.
  • adjective (Naut.) Nearest the stern; most aft.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective nautical Nearest the stern of a vessel; hindmost.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective located closest to the stern or tail


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