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 for aft
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aft \Aft\ ([.a]ft), adv. & a. [AS. [ae]ftan behind; orig.
     superl. of of, off. See After.] (Naut.)
     Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an
             airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square
             sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the
             captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"
             [syn: aft, abaft, astern] [ant: fore, forward]
      adj 1: (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern
             or tail [ant: fore(a)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "aft":
     abaft, after, aftermost, astern, back, backward, baft,
     fore and aft, hind, hinder, hindermost, hindhand, hindmost,
     posterior, postern, rear, rearmost, rearward, retrograde, tail

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

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