fo'c's'le
fo'c'sle fo'c'sle, fo'c's'le fo'c's'le(f[=o]k"s'l), n. The {forecastle}, a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed; -- the spelling is intended to reflect the common pronunciation among seamen.

Syn: forecastle. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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