Definition of Forebitt

1. a fastening post at the foremast [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forebitt

forearmed
forearming
forearms
forebay
forebays
forebeam
forebeams
forebear
forebearance
forebearer
forebearers
forebears
forebeat
forebelief
forebemoaned
forebitt (current term)
forebitts
forebode
foreboded
forebodement
forebodements
foreboder
foreboders
forebodes
forebodies
foreboding
foreboding(a)
forebodingly
forebodingness
forebodings

Literary usage of Forebitt

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1. A Year with a Whaler by Walter Noble Burns (1913)
"The loose end of the hawser was passed through the hawse hole in the starboard bow and made fast to the forebitt. In this way the flukes were held close to ..."

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