Definition of Forecastles

1. Noun. (plural of forecastle) ¹



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Definition of Forecastles

1. forecastle [n] - See also: forecastle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forecastles

forebye
forecaddie
forecaddies
forecall
forecar
forecars
forecast
forecastability
forecastable
forecasted
forecaster
forecasters
forecasting
forecastle
forecastle lamp
forecastles (current term)
forecasts
forecheck
forechecked
forechecker
forecheckers
forechecking
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forechoice
forechoose
forechosen
forecited
foreclosable
foreclose
forecloseable

Literary usage of Forecastles

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1. A Treatise on Hygiene and Public Health by Thomas Stevenson, Shirley Forster Murphy (1898)
"Lower forecastles are found only on schooners and small vessels. They are below deck, ... Much superior to forecastles as crew-spaces are the deck-houses. ..."

2. Know Your Own Ship: A Simple Explanation of the Stability, Trim by Thomas Walton (1899)
"In vessels with topgallant forecastles, short poops, and bridge houses ... In vessels with only topgallant forecastles and poops, the latter with an ..."

3. Journal of the Sanitary Institute by Sanitary Institute (Great Britain) (1897)
"This may be, but from the author's experience the crew quarters on these vessels have no fault in common with lower forecastles. The law as affecting the ..."

4. Outlines of naval hygiene by John Denis MacDonald (1881)
"Drainage holes are usually made through the cant or coaming of upper forecastles or deck-houses, and it is part of the surveyor's duty to see that they are ..."

5. International Shipping & Shipbuilding Directory (1891)
"Sheer to be measured abreast stem and sternpost Vessels having short poops and forecastles. — Sheer to be measured at points distant ..."

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