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Nevertheless they could always discern from it that their course, whether stemwards or sternwards, was steadily south.The Well-Beloved|Thomas Hardy
Afterwards it is projected sternwards from the jets with a velocity v relatively to the ship, or v − V relatively to the earth.
Rozenoffski grasped at it desperately, but it eluded him, and then descending sailed sternwards.Ghetto Comedies|Israel Zangwill
Aback—Said of a sail when the wind blows on the back or wrong side of it and forces the boat sternwards.On Yacht Sailing|Thomas Fleming Day
You glance over the side of the hull, and see that the ground has begun to race away sternwards.The Aeroplane|Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper