/ (ˈfɔːˌkwɔːtəz) /
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the part of the body of a horse or similar quadruped that consists of the forelegs, shoulders, and adjoining parts
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Words nearby forequarters
fore plane, foreplay, forepleasure, forepole, forequarter, forequarters, forereach, forerun, forerunner, foresaddle, foresaid
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How to use forequarters in a sentence
The forequarters of beef contain the chuck, the shoulder, clod, neck and shank.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
The broader and shorter the loins the more easily will the horse raise his forequarters and bring up his hindquarters under him.On Horsemanship|Xenophon
Though most of its forequarters were blown away, blood pumping out in dying spurts, it kept trying to reach Jason.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
Males approached each other with menacing demeanor, with heads turned, snouts depressed, and forequarters standing high.
When the female pauses, he may come to rest with his chin or forequarters resting on her.