forepeak

[ fawr-peek, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌpik, ˈfoʊr- /

noun Nautical.

the extreme forward part of the interior of a hull (opposed to afterpeak).

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Origin of forepeak

First recorded in 1685–95; fore- + peak1
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British Dictionary definitions for forepeak

forepeak
/ (ˈfɔːˌpiːk) /

noun

nautical the interior part of a vessel that is furthest forward
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