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foredeck

[ fawr-dek, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌdɛk, ˈfoʊr- /
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noun Nautical.
the fore part of a weather deck, especially between a bridge house or superstructure and a forecastle superstructure.
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Origin of foredeck

First recorded in 1555–65; fore- + deck
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British Dictionary definitions for foredeck

foredeck
/ (ˈfɔːˌdɛk) /

noun
nautical the deck between the bridge and the forecastle
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