[fawr-uh nd-aft, -ahft, fohr-] /ˈfɔr əndˈæft, -ˈɑft, ˈfoʊr-/ Nautical
located along or parallel to a line from the stem to the stern.
1 (def 10).
[fawr-uh nd-af-ter, ahf-, fohr-] /ˈfɔr əndˈæf tər, ˈɑf-, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. Nautical. 2. (def 2). noun (nautical) 1. any vessel with a fore-and-aft rig 2. a double-ended vessel
- Fore-and-aft rig
noun, Nautical. 1. a rig in which the principal sails are fore-and-aft.
- Fore-and-aft sail
noun 1. any of various sails, as jib-headed sails, gaff sails, lugsails, lateen sails, spritsails, staysails, and jibs, that do not set on yards and whose normal position, when not trimmed, is in a fore-and-aft direction amidships.
- Fore-and-aft topsail
noun 1. (def 1).