foreside [fawr-sahyd, fohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the front side or part.

Origin of foreside Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at fore-, side1 Examples from the Web for foreside Historical Examples of foreside

  • On the foreside of this cabin lived the more subordinate officers, and still further forward the crew.

    The Naval Pioneers of Australia and Walter Jeffery

    Louis Becke

  • Clambering over the precious pile in the middle, they crouched low on the foreside of the mast and groped under the half-deck.

    Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

    Joseph Conrad

  • But I guess I sha’ n’t like to learn it very much if the backside is hard as the foreside is.

    The William Henry Letters

    Abby Morton Diaz

  • The Captain swung quickly down the foreside of the conning-tower, ran forward and peered into the casing in the eyes of the boat.

    H.M.S. —-


  • I suppose the first mischief was done by the foreside of the whirl, the latter by the hinderside, their motion being contrary.

    Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin; Written by Himself, Volume II (of 2)

    Benjamin Franklin

  • British Dictionary definitions for foreside foreside noun

    1. the front or upper side or part
    2. US land extending along the sea

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