forebody


forebody

forebody [fawr-bod-ee, fohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural fore·bod·ies. Nautical.

  1. the part of a ship’s hull forward of the middle body.

Origin of forebody First recorded in 1605–15; fore- + body Examples from the Web for forebody Historical Examples of forebody

  • She now found that it was scarcely possible to get it on at all, and that one side of the forebody was larger than the other.

    Pencil Sketches

    Eliza Leslie

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