Sorry, no etymologies found.
I was for'ard, putting in the finishing licks on a new jaw for the fore-gaff.
The Inevitable White Man
The two walked forward over the deckload and sat on the fore-gaff, which sprawled carelessly where it had fallen when the halyards were let run.
Blow The Man Down A Romance Of The Coast - 1916
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
Wordnik is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN #47-2198092.