forecastle

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman forechasteil

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfoʊkˌsəl/, /ˈfoʊɹˌkæ.səl/

Noun[edit]

forecastle (plural forecastles)

  1. (nautical) A raised part of the upper deck at the front of a ship.
  2. (nautical) Crew's quarters located at the forward part of a ship.

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