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English

Etymology 1

From Old English æftan (behind); originally superlative of of (off). See After.

Pronunciation

Adverb

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  1. (nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).
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Etymology 2

Alteration of oft

Pronunciation

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Particularly: “same as above or not?”

Adverb

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  1. (obsolete) Alternative spelling of oft.
    • 1786, Robert Burns
      "The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley".

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Pronunciation

Noun

aft

  1. aphtha (a sore in the mucous membrane of the mouth).

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