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Definition of the noun forecastle

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noun - plural: forecastles

  1. living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of forecastle: fo'c'sle
    • more generic terms: living quarters / quarters = housing available for people to live in
    • part of: ship = a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Alternative definition of the noun forecastle

noun

  1. [nautical] A raised part of the upper deck at the front of a ship.
  2. [nautical] Crew's quarters located at the forward part of a ship.

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Google previewFall 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 ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents Other Than Court Forms (1902)

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 ...

Google previewNaval 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)

Forecastle .

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ships and Boats (2003)

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.

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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.

Google previewThe 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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