foretop

[fawr-top, fohr-; for 1 also Nautical fawr-tuh p, fohr-]

Origin of foretop

First recorded in 1250–1300, foretop is from the Middle English word fortop. See fore-, top1
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foretop

noun
  1. nautical a platform at the top of the foremast
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