foresheet

noun
fore·​sheet | \ ˈfȯr-ˌshēt How to pronounce foresheet (audio) \

Definition of foresheet

1 : one of the sheets of a foresail
2 foresheets plural : the forward part of an open boat

First Known Use of foresheet

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Foresheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foresheet. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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