Definition of afterwale in English:

afterwale

noun

Riding
  • The rear wale of a horse's collar, resting on the shoulders of the horse; the main body of a horse collar.

Pronunciation

afterwale

/ˈɑːftəweɪl/ /ˈaftəweɪl/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Repertory Patent Inventions. From after- + wale.