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  • n. Alternative spelling of forecastle.

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Examples

  • The ventilators were all closed, and the foc's'le was so close and stuffy that Charlie thought, at first, that he would have to go on deck again.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • As he passed along the deck he shivered, for a breeze had sprung up, and the air struck cold, after the stuffiness of the foc's'le.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • If Charlie had been on almost any other boat than the _Sparrow-hawk_ he would have thoroughly enjoyed sitting at the foc's'le table, having a chat with the men.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • You had better let me make him sleep in the foc's'le. '

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • Charlie took his in the galley, having determined to spend as little time as possible in the foc's'le.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • 'They are having a sing-song in the foc's'le,' he said.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • 'Oh, yes, but I won't go down in the foc's'le to play.'

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • Charlie and Ping Wang were far from considering that a hardship, for the coper's saloon was a little palace compared with the _Sparrow-hawk's_ foc's'le.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • 'This is the only one I have ever been on, but the fellows on the foc's'le say that she is the rottenest trawler on the North Sea.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • Charlie went down into the foc's'le -- a small, dark, stifling place where eight men slept.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

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