- the forward end of half of a carcass, as of beef or lamb.
Origin of forequarter
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Chops from the forequarter are much cheaper than loin or kidney chops.Better Meals for Less Money
Carve a forequarter of lamb, by separating the shoulder from the ribs, and then dividing the ribs.A Treatise on Domestic Economy
Catherine Esther Beecher
The aims of both rangers had been true, and the wildcat was struck in the forequarter and in the head.Marching on Niagara
With a snarl, the beast leaped out toward them, the blood flowing from a wound along one forequarter.
"Dave hit him in the forequarter," announced Roger, after an examination of the dead animal.
- the front portion, including the leg, of half of a carcass, as of beef or lamb