Origin of forepart
Examples from the Web for forepart
At night, when the hammocks were piped down, the three went to theirs in the forepart of the ship.From Powder Monkey to Admiral|W.H.G. Kingston
From Yokohama to Montreal is a long day's journey, and the forepart is uninviting.Letters of Travel (1892-1913)|Rudyard Kipling
He found that a hole or two had been made in the forepart of the deck, and a couple of yards of the bulwarks carried away.In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang
A transverse line drawn from one auditory foramen to the other traverses, as usual, the forepart of the occipital foramen.On Some Fossil Remains of Man|Thomas H. Huxley
Bitts, bits, n. a frame in the forepart of a ship round which the cables are passed when the vessel rides at anchor.