fore-and-aft definition

  • adjective:
    • Parallel using the amount of a structure, particularly a ship or house; operating lengthwise.
    • parallel with the keel, that is, going from bow to stern (unlike square-rigged).
    • Parallel with the length of a structure, such as a ship or residence; running lengthwise.
    • parallel aided by the keel, that's, going from bow to stern (unlike square-rigged).
    • Parallel with the period of a structure, such a ship or household; working lengthwise.
    • parallel aided by the keel, which, going from bow to stern (unlike square-rigged).
    • Parallel utilizing the duration of a structure, eg a ship or home; working lengthwise.
    • parallel aided by the keel, which, going from bow to stern (in place of square-rigged).

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