foresheet

noun

fore·​sheet ˈfȯr-ˌshēt How to pronounce foresheet (audio)
1
: one of the sheets of a foresail
2
foresheets plural : the forward part of an open boat

Word History

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of foresheet was in 1667

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“Foresheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foresheet. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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