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- n. Plural form of forebrace.
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On the overshadowed deck all hands stood by the forebraces waiting for my order.
On the over-shadowed deck all hands stood by the forebraces waiting for my order.
Light up the staysail-sheet and stand by the forebraces! "
He noted the effect on the ship of this change; then, as though satisfied, roared out: "Let your forebraces hang, forrard there!