from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That part of a ship which lies forward of the midship section. See also cut under body-plan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The forepart of a vehicle.
  • noun nautical The part of the vessel forward of amidships.
  • noun physiology thorax


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  • Maulkin ate that part of him that was shaped as a head and forebody.

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  • The instrument arc that clung to the Commander's forebody above the eyes provided a steady flow of information about the ongoing battle.

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