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  • adv. forward

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. at or to or toward the front


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  • Barnstable thinks that old Tom Coffin carries a speaking-trumpet for a figure-head, let him pass the word forrard to man the boats. "

    The Pilot

  • Now, unlike Mrs. Jenkyns, I believe in explaining my views to the "forrard" children, as I think the superiority of girls over boys consists in the remarkably early age at which girls begin to be reasonable!

    Stray Thoughts for Girls

  • Mrs. Jenkyns, to avoid explaining things to the small Deborah, "took to stirring the fire or sending the 'forrard' child on an errand."

    Stray Thoughts for Girls

  • Waters more than once saying that he didn't like the lookout forrard -- the "forrard" being the future, and not the sea beyond the cutter's bows.

    In the King's Name The Cruise of the "Kestrel"

  • "forrard," good child, but would ask questions her mother could not answer, but how she did not let herself down by saying she did not know, but took to stirring the fire, or sending the "forrard" child on an errand.


  • 'forrard' over the turnips, hit off the scent and went away full cry, followed by his lordship and Jack, leaving Mr. Sponge transfixed with astonishment.

    Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

  • Sept 17th 1939 at approximately 20: 00 hours, we were struck by at least two torpedoes in the bomb room, port side forrard.

    Thomas Hawksworth

  • For I was there, as who the devil wasn't, except perhaps the ship's cook and the cat; when Terry summoned the senior men, the journalist fellow stood his ground in the saloon, and Mrs Candy continued to leaf idly through a magazine in her seat at the forrard end, within easy earshot, so I found myself a lounging place against the bulkhead where I could overlook the map on the main table.


  • Mrs Candy swept into the long main saloon, which was empty, and led the way to the forrard end, behind a partition curtain, where a large map and notebooks lay ready spread on the table.


  • I remember my Granpa's old stevens side by side - triggers fore and aft, and me 12 years old - pulled the forrard trigger and recoiled into the after trigger and ended up on my butt!

    The 50 Best Shotguns Ever Made


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