afterpeak

[af-ter-peek, ahf-]
noun Nautical.
  1. the extreme after part of the interior of a hull, especially that part below the water immediately forward of the sternpost (opposed to forepeak).

Origin of afterpeak

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British Dictionary definitions for afterpeak

afterpeak

noun
  1. nautical the space behind the aftermost bulkhead, often used for storage
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