- the fore part of a weather deck, especially between a bridge house or superstructure and a forecastle superstructure.
Origin of foredeck
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I, therefore, left the foredeck, and stepped forward to the main-hatchway.Ran Away to Sea
A flash of green fire spurted from the foredeck of the ship.The Revolt of the Star Men
He ran to the foredeck and knelt on one knee, arrow nocked and ready.The Pirates of Shan
Harold Leland Goodwin
At Rick's signal, he stepped aboard on the foredeck, bringing the line with him.
Then Scotty ran lightly to the foredeck and got the bowline ready.
- nautical the deck between the bridge and the forecastle
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