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forecastle

noun fore·cas·tle \ˈfōk-səl; ˈfr-ˌka-səl\

: the front part of the upper deck of a ship where the sailors usually live

Full Definition of FORECASTLE

1
:  the forward part of the upper deck of a ship
2
:  the crew's quarters usually in a ship's bow

Variants of FORECASTLE

fore·cas·tle or fo'·c'sle \ˈfōk-səl\
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First Known Use of FORECASTLE

15th century

Rhymes with FORECASTLE

FORECASTLE Defined for Kids

forecastle

noun fore·cas·tle \ˈfōk-səl\

Definition of FORECASTLE for Kids

1
:  the forward part of the upper deck of a ship
2
:  quarters for the crew in the forward part of a ship

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