noun, plural fore·feet.
- the point at which the stem of a hull joins the keel; the forward end of a keel.
- a curved member at this point in a wooden hull.
- forefathers' day,
Origin of forefoot
Examples from the Web for forefoot
The third paused, lifting a forefoot doubtfully as he glanced from one to the other of his unlucky companions.With the Black Prince|William Osborn Stoddard
Wherefore, merely giving the forefoot an agonising bite as he went, he continued his diving rush.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories|Albert Payson Terhune
There was no mistaking it—that round shoe on the off forefoot.Among the Pines|James R. Gilmore
Opening my eyes, there stood a horse almost over me, quietly cropping the grass, with one forefoot planted on one of mine.The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson|Edward A. Moore
The idea is to have her strike bottom on her whole keel-length, and not on the forefoot.On Yachts and Yacht Handling|Thomas Fleming Day