forepeak


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fore·peak

 (fôr′pēk′)
n.
The section of a ship's hold that is within the angle made by the bow, used for trimming or for storage of cargo.

forepeak

(ˈfɔːˌpiːk)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the interior part of a vessel that is furthest forward
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But the god changed into a dreadful lion there on the ship, in the bows, and roared loudly: amidships also he showed his wonders and created a shaggy bear which stood up ravening, while on the forepeak was the lion glaring fiercely with scowling brows.
As I did not wish to screw on the fresh-water pump so late, I went forward whistling, and with a key in my hand to unlock the forepeak scuttle, intending to serve the water out of a spare tank we kept there.
Its bent and broken wings and shattered stays sprawled amidst new splintered wood, and its forepeak stuck into the ground.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said no injuries were reported on the Alnic, which suffered some damage to its forepeak tank well above the waterline.
There he'll be, head down, bum up in the sweaty, lurching depths of Duende's forepeak when the proverbial hits the fan.
There is also a sleek, planked war canoe from the Solomon Islands, with high, converging washboards at the bow rising to a neat forepeak.
Robert Lackenby, a 31-year-old foreman welder, from Heaton, was on deck when he heard shouts of fire and saw smoke belching out of the forepeak.
The smaller items were more interesting, the handmade bottles and the clay trading pipes, some long-stemmed sorts remarkably intact and functional as we found out off watch, in the forepeak packed to the brim with Roanoke Island homegrown.
He wears only a pair of canvas shorts, flip-flops, and a green baseball cap sporting the BLM logo on its forepeak.