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arcane nautical terms

The first term ''Larboard'' is the opposite side of the vessel from Starboard i.e. ''port'' which is the left side looking forward.

The second term is ''abaft'' which means ''aft of'' so the expression means the same as being aft of (or behind) the Mizzen mast.
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