Forecastle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfoʊksl|  American pronunciation of the word forecastle
Brit.  |ˈfəʊks(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word forecastle

noun

- living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed (syn: fo'c'sle)

Word forms

noun
singular: forecastle
plural: forecastles
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