fo'c's'le

or fo'c'sle

[ fohk-suh l ]
/ ˈfoʊk səl /

noun Nautical.


Nearby words

  1. fmri,
  2. fms,
  3. fn,
  4. fnma,
  5. fo,
  6. fo'c'sle,
  7. fo, dario,
  8. fo.,
  9. foal,
  10. foam

Origin of fo'c's'le

respelling, reflecting syncope and loss of pre-consonantal r

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British Dictionary definitions for fo'c's'le

fo'c's'le

fo'c'sle

/ (ˈfəʊksəl) /

noun

a variant spelling of forecastle
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