forebitter


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forebitter

(ˈfɔːˌbɪtə)
n
(Music, other) a sea shanty
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One of Liverpool's best-known Shanty groups,Stormalong John, which plays regularly at the Mersey Maritime Museum, will also be performing at the Southport Concert alongside Mr Davis'duo,Liverpool Forebitter.
47) It is true that shanties were not sung outside of the context of work, and that forebitters as recreational songs among sailors were quite distinct from shanties; but when this approach is applied to work songs more generally, Kidson's sharp line rapidly becomes blurred, even erased, by the songs and singing practices of workers themselves.