Definitions

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  • adj. thrown forward

Etymologies

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fore- +‎ thrown

Examples

  • At times, for longest hours, without a single hail, they stood far parted in the starlight; Ahab in his scuttle, the Parsee by the main-mast; but still fixedly gazing upon each other; as if in the Parsee Ahab saw his forethrown shadow, in Ahab the Parsee his abandoned substance.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Parsee Ahab saw his forethrown shadow, in Ahab the Parsee his abandoned substance.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • At times, for longest hours, without a single hail, they stood far parted in the starlight; Ahab in his scuttle, the Parsee by the mainmast; but still fixedly gazing upon each other; as if in the Parsee Ahab saw his forethrown shadow, in Ahab the Parsee his abandoned substance.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

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