fore-and-aft

[ fawr-uh nd-aft, -ahft, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr əndˈæft, -ˈɑft, ˈfoʊr- /
Nautical
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adjective

located along or parallel to a line from the stem to the stern.

adverb

Origin of fore-and-aft

First recorded in 1610–20
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