afterpeak

afterpeak

[af-ter-peek, ahf-]
noun Nautical.
the extreme after part of the interior of a hull, especially that part below the water immediately forward of the sternpost (opposed to forepeak ).

Origin:
after + peak1

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afterpeak (ˈɑːftəˌpiːk)
 
n
nautical the space behind the aftermost bulkhead, often used for storage

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