forecastle deck

  1. a partial weather deck on top of a forecastle superstructure; topgallant forecastle.

Origin of forecastle deck

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby forecastle deck Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use forecastle deck in a sentence

  • Alderson, Smith, Neidlinger, and Higgins were grouped together on the forecastle deck in amiable chat.

    The Pirate of Panama | William MacLeod Raine
  • Maseden, feeling oddly remote and unclassed among men of his own race, followed the second officer to the forecastle deck.

    His Unknown Wife | Louis Tracy
  • Then he saw that the forecastle deck had been torn away in line with the forward bulkhead of the fore hold.

    His Unknown Wife | Louis Tracy
  • "If you shoot me you wound your own hand," and then he went back to his post on the forecastle deck.

    Famous Sea Fights | John Richard Hale
  • On the forecastle deck the mate and some men stood watching our approach, with ropes ready to throw out to us.

    The Pilots of Pomona | Robert Leighton