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Definition of the noun forecastle
What does forecastle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: forecastles
- living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
Alternative definition of the noun forecastle
- [nautical] A raised part of the upper deck at the front of a ship.
- coordinate terms: aftcastle
- [nautical] Crew's quarters located at the forward part of a ship.
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Fall Dogs (2013)
by Dan Rosenberg
The forecastle is the forwardmost compartment below deck and here with four bunks squeezed into the...
It is an understatement to say, “The forecastle is an uncomfortable and stifling place to sleep.” However, the crew is ...
Forecastle. Sheet lead coverings. Water tank. Cooking stove. Hammocks. Mops, brooms, etc. Pantry. length of the cabin to be fitted above each sofa. A small mahogany ...
Naval Text-Book. Letters to the Midshipmen of the United States Navy on masting, rigging, and managing vessels of war. Also, a set of stationing tables, a naval gun exercise, and a marine dictionary (1841)
by Graham Blackburn
GLOSSARY 401 FORECASTLE (pronounced fohcsal), the space below the deck in the bows of a ship. The word originated from the "castle" which was built in the bows of medieval fighting ships, and from which the archers fought.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Upon the forecastle— 17. The gratings ; 18.
The British Encyclopedia (1818)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
inches abaft it, which will be the fore side, and the latter, the after side of the cat-head, as upon the forecastle ; then from the intersection of the fore side of the cat-head, with the outside plank, at the top-timber, halfbreadth, or upper side of ...
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Scrabble value of F4O1R1E1C3A1S1T1L1E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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