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forestart (plural forestarts)
- A headstart.
1872, Charles Dickens, All the year round: a weekly journal: Volume 8; Volume 28:
- "John, you and I will be both in heaven shortly; but though you be much older than I, my soul will get the forestart of yours, for I will be first in heaven, but your body will have the advantage of mine, for ye will get rest in your grave until the resurrection, and die there; […] "