from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An advanced post; an outpost.
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UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It does not want to see Georgia join NATO or be the self-professed Western forepost in the post-Soviet space.
Moreover, the disgusting stance of artificial Jewish nationalism (of course, nomal, reasonable Jews don't care for all that crap), presenting Jewish people in some specific role as a 'forepost of the Western civilization in the barbaric lands' etc. - is pure racism and also betrayal of the Centuiries 'long noble Jewish tradition of peace.
On blustery days a small triangular sail could be spread from the forepost to aid the rowers.
Nonnus half-stood, half-reclined in the curve of the forepost.
An officer leaned out from the curving forepost, watching for the abnormal swell that might lift the vessel and fling it broadside onto the shore again.
As a result he had to choose a place more on the frontier than he hoped, and again as though fated, the Palatines were to become a forepost against the Indians.
Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois
The same evening that active individual presented himself at the French forepost line, and having stated that he had a mission to Marshal Bazaine and desired to see him immediately, he was driven to Ban-Saint-Martin where the Marshal was residing.