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fo'c's'le or fo'c'sle (ˈfəʊksəl Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

  1. a variant spelling of forecastle

forecastle or fo'c's'le or fo'c'sle (ˈfəʊksəl Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

  1. the part of a vessel at the bow where the crew is quartered and stores, machines, etc, may be stowed

Example Sentences Including 'fo'c's'le'

If an air threat developed, a fighter was catapulted from a short ramp installed on the merchant ship's fo'c's'le.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
In the look-out cage's narrow confines fifty feet above the fo'c's'le deck this was not easy to do.
Eaton, John P & Haas, Charles A Titanic - Destination disaster
On the short fo'c's'le a large steel box was secured to the deck by a number of steel wires.
Gagman, Maurice Doubtful Motives
The darkness was still pretty complete, McKinnon couldn't even see as far as the fo'c's'le with the deck lights extinguished.
Maclean, Alistair San Andreas

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