- foregone conclusion,
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Origin of forehand
Examples from the Web for forehand
Of course, not those birds who have had the forehand of a wing amputated.Dog Breaking|William Nelson Hutchinson
When he moved up to the net in the ever-flashing rallies all the power and certainty of Johnston's forehand came into action.News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
I would suggest that we go through the forehand and backhand strokes to make certain that we are right.The Meadow-Brook Girls on the Tennis Courts|Janet Aldridge
Your chances of success are, therefore, far greater if attempted off the forehand side.Squash Tennis|Richard C. Squires
A loin of pork with the fat and kidney taken out and boned, and a forehand of pork boned, are very nice dressed in the same way.
- (of a stroke) made with the racket held so that the wrist is facing the direction of the stroke
- of or relating to the right side of a right-handed player or the left side of a left-handed player
- a forehand stroke
- the side on which such strokes are made
tennis stroke, 1879 (adj.), 1909 (n.), from fore- + hand (n.). Earlier it meant "position in front or above" (16c.); hence forehanded "prudent." Earliest use of the word is in archery, forehand shaft "arrow for shooting straight in front" (1540s).