fore plane


noun Carpentry.

a plane, intermediate in size between a jack plane and a jointer plane, used for preliminary smoothing.

Nearby words

  1. fordyce's spots,
  2. fore,
  3. fore and aft,
  4. fore clipping,
  5. fore edge,
  6. fore-,
  7. fore-and-aft,
  8. fore-and-aft rig,
  9. fore-and-aft sail,
  10. fore-and-aft topsail

Origin of fore plane

First recorded in 1695–1705 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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