fo'c'sle


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Related to fo'c'sle: foredeck, forecastle deck
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Noun1.fo'c'sle - living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housedfo'c'sle - living quarters consisting of a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed
living quarters, quarters - housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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I won't sing at another unless it's in the fo'c'sle.
The rest were tars [sailors] before the mast, and lived in the fo'c'sle.
he shouted up the fo'c'sle hatch, "he says you kin slip down an' see him ef you're anxious that way.
Afterward, the ship was opened to the general public for tours, of the flight deck, commanding officer's in-port cabin, pilot house, mess decks, fo'c'sle and newly opened tribute room.
Armed marine guards stood on the fo'c'sle [short for forecastle, the front part of the ship's upper deck].
Smoke billows out from the Fo'c'sle Collection in Amlwch picture by Karl Byast A GALLERY suffered significant damage after extinguished tealights were thrown in a bin.
When they finish carving and painting it, the 5-foot wooden serpent will hang in Chester, Canada, over the entrance to the Fo'c'sle.
As a master of disguises he seems an unlikely model of self-actualization, but his authenticity consists in his irony regarding all questions of authenticity: the authentic self is not discovered in introspection but invented in a daring social masquerade, one that makes him "equally at home in Tom Pound's fo'c'sle and Isaac Newton's study," even if Eben "know[s] not whether he is at heart a fiend or a philosopher" (669).
Squadronmates, enlisted and officer, were asking me, before the 2030-to-2200 brief in the fo'c'sle, why we were having yet another lecture on ORM, the third in the past week and a half.
We later learned it was the British auxiliary cruiser the Alcantara and that one of its shells had hit the Ver's fo'c'sle, but not exploded.
Plunging into a head sea, the noise and motion in the fo'c'sle had to be experienced to be believed as the bows bit into a wave then came crashing down with an impact that hurled everyone and everything not secured into the forward bulk head.