forepart

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English foreparte, forparte, forpart, equivalent to fore- +‎ part. Compare foreparty.

Noun[edit]

forepart (plural foreparts)

  1. The front or anterior part of something.
    • 1665, Robert Hooke, Micrographia, XXXVIII:
      The wing being suppos'd placed in the upmost limit, seems to be put so that the plain of it lies almost horizontal, but onely the forepart does dip a little, or is somewhat more deprest […].

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