What does Afterguard mean?

Afterguard meaning in General Dictionary

The seaman or seamen stationed on the poop or after the main ship to attend the after sails

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  • The seaman or seamen stationed on poop or after part of the ship, to go to the after-sails.

Afterguard meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The seaman or seamen stationed from the poop or after the main ship, to attend the after-sails.