the aftermost mast of a sailing vessel.
something that results or follows from an event, especially one of a disastrous or unfortunate nature; consequence: the aftermath of war; the aftermath of the flood. a new growth of grass following one or more mowings, which may be grazed, mowed, or plowed under. Contemporary Examples Brunet says that so far they have spoken to […]
Nautical. farthest aft; aftmost: The aftermost sail is called a spanker. hindmost; last. Historical Examples The aftermost oar in a boat, from which the others take their time. The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth The foremost and aftermost planks of the bottom, within and without. The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth I was stationed to […]
the time from until evening. the latter part: the afternoon of life. pertaining to the latter part of the day. Contemporary Examples When the Beast tried to reach her Tuesday afternoon at her office, no one answered the phone. Audrey Tomason: Situation Room Mystery Woman Daniel Stone May 2, 2011 One afternoon in March, some […]
- Afternoon of a faun