forecastle

[n] - living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
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Forecastle

Fore'cas`tle noun (Nautical) (a) A short upper deck forward, formerly raised like a castle, to command an enemy's decks. (b) That part of the upper deck of a vessel forward of the foremast, or of the after part of the fore channels. (c) In merchant vessels, the forward par...
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forecastle

fo`c`sle noun living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
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Forecastle

• (n.) A short upper deck forward, formerly raised like a castle, to command an enemy`s decks. • (n.) That part of the upper deck of a vessel forward of the foremast, or of the after part of the fore channels. • (n.) In merchant vessels, the forward part of the vessel, under the deck, where the sailors live.Forecastle: words in the d...
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forecastle

(from the article `castle`) in ship construction, structure or area raised above the main deck for combat or work purposes. The name was derived from early similarities to ... ...navigation had evolved in two directions: the galley had become a rowed fighting ship and the buss a sail-propelled trader`s vessel. From ... [2 related ar...
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Forecastle

A partial deck, above the upper deck and at the head of the vessel; traditionally the sailors' living quarters.
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Forecastle

The forecastle is a short deck in the forepart (front) of a warship. In merchant ships it is the forepart of the ship where the sailors live.
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forecastle

The raised part of the forward end of a ship's hull. The inside space may be used for crew accommodation or quarters, though on new ships this space is being used for the storage of paints, tackle, deck and engine stores, tarpaulins, etc.
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Forecastle

A partial deck, above the upper deck and at the head of the vessel; traditionally the sailors' living quarters. Pronounced /ˈfoʊksəl/. The name is derived from the castle fitted to bear archers in time of war.
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Forecastle

Forecastle (fowk-sul) refers to the upper deck of a sailing ship forward of the foremast, or the forward part of a ship with the sailors` living quarters. Related to the latter meaning is the phrase `before the mast` which denotes anything related to ordinary sailors, as opposed to a ship`s officers. In medieval shipbuilding, a ship of war was...
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Forecastle

A partial deck, above the upper deck and at the head of the vessel; traditionally the sailors' living quarters. Pronounced /ˈfoʊksəl/. The name is derived from the castle fitted to bear archers in time of war.
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forecastle

The part of the upper deck forward of the foremast. Often this was was a built up section where some of the crew is housed.
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forecastle

short raised deck at fore end of ship; fore of ship under main deck
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Forecastle

Raised weather deck at the bow or a crew's living quarters.
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forecastle

The raised part of the forward end of a ship's hull, taking its name from the days of sailing ships where the forecastle was effectively a 'castle' on the ship's prow used for defending the ship. On some ships this area may be used for crew accommodation or quarters but on most new ships the space is used for the storage of paints, tackle, deck and...
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forecastle

short raised deck at fore end of ship; fore of ship under main deck
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