fore foot

fore foot
Forefoot Fore"foot`, n. 1. One of the anterior feet of a quadruped or multiped; -- usually written {fore foot}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Shipbuilding) A piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end, connecting it with the lower end of the stem. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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