- Eye dialect spelling of after.
1848, Anthony Trollope, The Kellys and the O'Kellys:
- "You didn't tell mother what you're afther, did you?"
1904, Winston Churchill, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
- He pronounced these words afterwards, with great solemnity:-- "Andrew Jackson, if I catch ye fightin' once more, I'll be afther givin' ye lave to lave the school."
1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot:
- "Be afther goin' to it," said Olson.