2. Noun. (context: of a letter) a postscript. ¹
3. Noun. (context: to a book) an appendix. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Afterword
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Afterword
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1. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (1920)
"afterword Main Street (1920) was Sinclair Lewis's first great success in the novel. He had published five novels before that one. ..."
2. The Autobiography of John Fritz by John Fritz (1911)
"afterword. THE foreword of my friend and colleague, Robert W. Hunt, contains one word which I would fain emphasize in this afterword as the keynote and ..."
3. The Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris by Julia Collier Harris, Katherine H. Wootten (1918)
"afterword IT would be neither practicable nor desirable to attempt to reproduce here the many beautiful tributes which father's death called forth from ..."
4. The Bozeman Trail: Historical Accounts of the Blazing of the Overland Routes by Grace Raymond Hebard, Earl Alonzo Brininstool (1922)
"... afterword After the Hayfield fight of August ist, and the Wagon Box fight of August 2, 1867, the Indian demanded from our government better equipment ..."
5. A Manual of Forensic Chemistry Dealing Especially with Chemical Evidence by William Jago, University College, London, George D'Estin Ballou (1909)
"THE afterword. We have heard much all our lives about getting ready to die, as though dying was the goal, ..."