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  • noun A rear part


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  • Nights and mornings are now very cold, but the sun is very hot during the middle and afterpart of the day.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • In the afterpart of the day, when about six miles from Granite

    The Mysterious Island

  • In the afterpart of the day, when about six miles from Granite

    The Mysterious Island

  • Michael and Nadia, lying in the afterpart of the raft, bore this increase of suffering without complaint.

    Michael Strogoff

  • Julius Fucik's first officer supervised the loading process from the winch-control station aft, communicating by portable radio to other men scattered about the afterpart of the ship.

    Red Storm Rising

  • It turned as he watched, colliding with the afterpart of the ship as it rotated in the water like a small berg.

    Red Storm Rising

  • At the extreme afterpart of the vessel he paused before a door on the port side.

    The Boy Allies Under the Sea

  • Three corpses were stretched on the afterpart of the deck near the wheelhouse -- which had been wrenched away, along with the binnacle and bulwarks, and the cabin skylight, while the hull was full of water and kept afloat only by the buoyant nature of the cargo, although they could not discover what that was, as it was completely submerged.

    Picked up at Sea The Gold Miners of Minturne Creek

  • No distinction of rank was made by the jailors on the Jersey, but the prisoners themselves agreed to allow the officers to occupy the extreme afterpart of the ship, between decks, called the gun-room.

    American Prisoners of the Revolution

  • On the night of the 6th, a tremendous sea struck her on the stern, stove in all the dead-lights, and washed them into the cabin, lifted the taffrail a foot or more out of its place, carried away the afterpart of the larboard bulwark, shattered the whole of the stern-frame, and washed one of the steersmen away from the wheel.

    Thrilling Stories Of The Ocean From Authentic Accounts Of Modern Voyagers And Travellers; Designed For The Entertainment And Instruction Of Young People


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