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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed.

Usage examples (25)
  • The chain, cable or bow stopper is fitted on the forecastle deck in line with the run of the anchor cable.
  • But I will say, contrary to my expectations, the Elsinore's forecastle is well found.
  • In the forecastle were the usual complement of emigrants.
  • Before I shipped that young fellow, my forecastle was a rat-pit of quarrels. for more
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