Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: AFT'ER-HOPE – AFT'ER-SWARM
Future hope. – Jonson.
Hours that follow; time following. – Shak.
Subsequent ignorance. – Stafford.
AF'TER-INGS, n. [plur.]
The last milk drawn in milking; strokings. – Grose.
A succeeding king. – Shuckford.
- Future life or the life after this. – Dryden. Butler.
- A later period of life; subsequent life.
One who lives in succeeding times. – Sidney.
The second or later love. – Shak.
Succeeding malice. – Dryden.
AFT'ER-MATH, n. [after and math. See Mow.]
A second crop of grass in the same season; rowen. – Holland.
AFT'ER-MOST, a. [Superl.]
In marine language, nearest the stem, opposed to foremost; also hindmost.
The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening. – Dryden.
The pains which succeed childbirth.
The latter part. In marine language, the part of a ship towards the stern. – Mar. Dict.
A piece performed after a play; a farce or other entertainment. – Cumberland.
Subsequent proof or evidence; qualities known by subsequent experience. – Wotton.
Subsequent repentance. – South.
Subsequent report, or information. – South.
The sails on the mizzen-mast and stays, between the main and mizzen-masts. – Mar. Dict.
A subsequent stage.
The future state. – Glanville.
Subsequent sting. – Herbert.
A succeeding or future storm. – Dryden.
The time between supper and going to bed. – Shak.
A swarm of bees which leaves the hive after the first.