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forepart

[ fawr-pahrt, fohr- ]

noun

  1. the first, front, or early part.


forepart

/ ˈfɔːˌpɑːt /

noun

  1. the first or front part in place, order, or time


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Word History and Origins

Origin of forepart1

First recorded in 1350–1400, forepart is from the Middle English word forpart. See fore-, part
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Example Sentences

The forepart of the vessel is crowded to the full as much as the genteeler quarter.

About the end of the fourth or forepart of the fifth day, the eruption is complete.

A few wretches alone clung desperately to the forepart of the ship and the stump of the bowsprit.

The forepart of the head and muzzle is entirely dark, the upper eyelid being indicated by a light stripe.

Sukkestad wondered what on earth was coming, as the other took him by the arm and dragged him off to the forepart of the ship.

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