Definition of Foretopman

1. Noun. (nautical) A sailor who controls the masts in the foretop. ¹



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Definition of Foretopman

1. [n FORETOPMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foretopman

forethought
forethoughtful
forethoughtfulness
forethoughts
forethrown
foretime
foretimes
foretoken
foretokened
foretokening
foretokens
foretold
foretooth
foretop
foretopgallant
foretopman (current term)
foretopmast
foretopmasts
foretopmen
foretops
foretopsail
foretopsails
foretriangle
foretriangles
forever
forever and a day
forever and ever
forever stamp
forevermore
foreverness

Literary usage of Foretopman

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1. Keel and Saddle: A Retrospect of Forty Years of Military and Naval Service by Joseph Warren Revere (1873)
"Bringing my little band together, I delegated a young and agile foretopman to enter the hole first; which he did, shoving his carbine before him as he went ..."

2. Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes (1897)
"asked a tall, light-haired foretopman, around whose muscular throat was tattooed a chain ... I've heard tell of that before," remarked the tall foretopman. ..."

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