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  • The stock of the anchor rests on the cat-head when hung outside the ship. The name is also used of a type of a vessel, now obsolete, and formerly used in the coal and timber trade on the north-east coast of England; it had a deep waist and narrow stem; it is still applied to a small rig of sailing boats, with a single mast stepped far forward, with a fore and aft sail.
  • The bureau dasszstance, which dispenses Total in Aft free medical treatment to the destitute.
  • Wave after wave thus leaps into the ship, and finding no speedy vent runs roaring fore and aft, till the mariners come nigh to drowning while yet afloat.
  • Muster 'em aft here--blast 'em!
  • "Aft here, ye sons of bachelors," he cried, as the sailors lingered at the main-mast.

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