[fawr-kwawr-ter, -kwaw-, fohr-]
- the forward end of half of a carcass, as of beef or lamb.
Origin of forequarter
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Examples from the Web for forequarter
Chops from the forequarter are much cheaper than loin or kidney chops.Better Meals for Less Money
Carve a forequarter of lamb, by separating the shoulder from the ribs, and then dividing the ribs.A Treatise on Domestic Economy</p>
Catherine Esther Beecher
The aims of both rangers had been true, and the wildcat was struck in the forequarter and in the head.Marching on Niagara
With a snarl, the beast leaped out toward them, the blood flowing from a wound along one forequarter.
"Dave hit him in the forequarter," announced Roger, after an examination of the dead animal.
- the front portion, including the leg, of half of a carcass, as of beef or lamb
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