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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The extreme forward lower compartment or tank used for trimming or storage in a ship.

Usage examples (29)
  • Our cargo was placed in the forepeak of the ship.
  • They broke open forepeak store and stole ship's stores.
  • On the forepeak a figure stood alone, hands behind back, looking shoreward.
  • On the frigate's forepeak he could see men clustered around the chasing guns. for more
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