Definitions

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  • n. The fore part of a ship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fore part of a ship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fore part of a ship; the bow.

Etymologies

fore- +‎ ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And as the shipmen were about to flee out of the ship, when they had let down the boat into the sea, under colour as though they would have cast anchors out of the foreship

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • The foreship was now in the hands of the Tarentines, and the Romans in a compact body were with difficulty defending the hinder part of the vessel, when another of the hostile triremes suddenly appeared astern.

    The History of Rome, Vol. IV

  • Barbarian line of battle, twenty trumpets from her poop and foreship asking, “Dare you meet me?”

    A Victor of Salamis

  • Suddenly whilst he built his palace of phantasy, a cry from the foreship dissolved it.

    A Victor of Salamis

  • Others again hurled darts from the stern and foreship.

    A Victor of Salamis

  • Each vied with each in the splendour of the scarlet, purple, and gold upon stern and foreship.

    A Victor of Salamis

  • By this time Wolf and all the forecastlemen had come to the poop, and all the foreship was disabled, Earl Eric's force attacking King Olaf's on every side.

    The Red True Story Book

  • 'And as the shipmen were about to flee out of the ship, when they had let down the boat into the sea, under colour as though they would have cast anchors out of the foreship, 31.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: the Acts

  • And as the shipmen were about to flee out of the ship, when they had let down the boat into the sea, under colour as though they would have cast anchors out of the foreship, Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

    Herescope

  • 30 And as the shipmen were about to flee out of the ship, when they had let down the boat into the sea, under colour as though they would have cast anchors out of the foreship, 31 Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

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