[ af-ter-shaft, ahf-ter-shahft ]
/ ˈæf tərˌʃæft, ˈɑf tərˌʃɑft /
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Example sentences from the Web for aftershaft
Only in the cassowary and emu among adult birds is the aftershaft as large as the main shaft.
British Dictionary definitions for aftershaft
/ (ˈɑːftəˌʃɑːft) /
ornithol a secondary feather arising near the base of a contour feather
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