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The part of something nearest the rear; (Nautical) the part of a ship, deck, etc., nearest to the stern.
2The later or subsequent part of something; (as a count noun) a part that comes later or towards the end; a following part.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Promptorium Parvulorum. From after- + part.
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