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. I'll sing to the men, but not to Captain Harris.
The rest were tars [sailors] before the mast, and lived in the fo'c'sle. Peter had already lashed himself to the wheel; but he piped all hands and delivered a short address to them; said he hoped they would do their duty like gallant hearties, but that he knew they were the scum of Rio and the Gold Coast, and if they snapped at him he would tear them.
"Say, dad!" he shouted up the fo'c'sle hatch, "he says you kin slip down an' see him ef you're anxious that way.
Pack up your kit and go for'ard into the fo'c'sle. You're a boat-puller now.
Wull you be thunkun' thot God thot makes the wunds tull blow wull bend Hus head from on high tull lussen tull the word o' a greasy Rooshan-Funn un some dirty shup's fo'c'sle?"
The castle's Fo'c'sle Restaurant enables guests to enjoy an opulent afternoon tea with magical views overlooking the sea.
The Blue Ridge B residents also visited the forecastle, or fo'c'sle, in which the ship's anchoring gear is housed, and passed through the ship's version of "main street," a corridor where a barbershop, bank, and post office operates.
This survived an embarrassing fall from upper deck to fo'c'sle with just a mere dent to show.
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. Founded in 1764, it is the oldest rural tavern in Nova Scotia.