foredeck [fawr-dek, fohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun Nautical.

  1. the fore part of a weather deck, especially between a bridge house or superstructure and a forecastle superstructure.

Origin of foredeck First recorded in 1555–65; fore- + deck Examples from the Web for foredeck Historical Examples of foredeck

  • I, therefore, left the foredeck, and stepped forward to the main-hatchway.

    Ran Away to Sea

    Mayne Reid

  • A flash of green fire spurted from the foredeck of the ship.

    The Revolt of the Star Men

    Raymond Gallun

  • He ran to the foredeck and knelt on one knee, arrow nocked and ready.

    The Pirates of Shan

    Harold Leland Goodwin

  • At Rick’s signal, he stepped aboard on the foredeck, bringing the line with him.

    The Flying Stingaree

    Harold Leland Goodwin

  • Then Scotty ran lightly to the foredeck and got the bowline ready.

    The Flying Stingaree

    Harold Leland Goodwin

  • British Dictionary definitions for foredeck foredeck noun

    1. nautical the deck between the bridge and the forecastle

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