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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 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. | | | M. Mt.—Main Sail. M. Mt.—Gangways M. Mt.—Gangways M. Mt.— Gangways M.Mt. & Gangways Main Sail......... Buoys-Fish...... Main Sail......... Buoys—Main Sail. Buoys—Main #| | Main Mast........!Main Mast........ Main Mast.

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 bookcase to be fitted against one of the bulkheads. All locks, bolts, hinges, ...

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Upon the forecastle — 17. The gratings; 18.

Google previewA Naval Encyclopaedia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1884)

Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles on Naval Art and Science

The swivels were disposed of when the two forecastle guns were reduced from 12- to 9-pounders. In 1781 there were 604 carronades ...

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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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