Origin of fore-and-aft
Examples from the Web for fore-and-aft
Historical Examples of fore-and-aft
I don't know how he came to be in command of a fore-and-aft schooner.Man Overboard!
F(rancis) Marion Crawford
She carries a fore-and-aft main-sail, gaff-topsail, stay-foresail, and jib.
With jibs and fore-and-aft sails, the tack confines them amidships.
They were fore-and-aft schooners, of beautiful model, and entirely new.Up The Baltic
The term “fore-and-aft” is derived from the forward part and the after part of the ship.Man on the Ocean