Sentence for astern | Use astern in a sentence

A sentence using the word astern. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use astern in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for astern.

  • He saw the sloop heading northwest, and a low-lying point of land astern. (18)
  • A double watch was called on deck and the Holker tacked into the teeth of the gale until the capes were fully two hours astern. (18)
  • As quick as a flash, Risk came about on the starboard tack, passed astern and raked the cruiser a second time from stem to stern. (18)

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Definition of astern:

  • astern, a-strn’, adv. in the stern: towards the hinder part of a ship: behind. (0)

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