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Astern meaning

astern - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. In or at the hinder part of a ship; toward the hinder part, or stern; backward; as, to go astern.
  2. 2. Behind a ship; in the rear.
  3. 3. In, at, or toward the hinder part of a ship.

astern - examples of usage

  1. Astern of it, I saw now that the sun had sunk to a mere line of light. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. There had been a great bank of cloud rising astern, which had looked as if it were going to breeze up still more. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. We ran to the starboard side, in a body, and looked over; but there was no sign of a light in the darkness astern. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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