Forehold Fore"hold`, n. (Naut.) The forward part of the hold of a ship. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • forehold — 1. verb To hold or believe beforehand; assume; anticipate; predict; presage; prognosticate. Instead of that he has encountered nothing but harsh criticism, unkindly dispositions, even on the part of his relatives, and he naturally drifted into… …   Wiktionary

  • forehold — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: fore + hold : a hold in the forward part of a ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • predict — verb a) To state, or make something known in advance, especially using inference or special knowledge. How could I ever predict this could happen? b) To believe or hold to be true in advance; …   Wiktionary

  • forepeak — n. Naut. the end of the forehold in the angle of the bows …   Useful english dictionary

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