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1. (also -təp) Nautical A platform at the top of the lower section of the foremast of a square-rigged ship.
2. A forelock, especially of a horse.
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foretop(ˈfɔːˌtɒp; nautical ˈfɔːtəp)
(Nautical Terms) nautical a platform at the top of the foremast
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fore•top(ˈfɔrˌtɒp, ˈfoʊr-; for 1 also Naut. -təp)
1. a platform at the head of a fore lower mast of a ship.
2. the forelock of an animal, esp. a horse.
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|Noun||1.||foretop - a platform at the head of a foremast|
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
|2.||foretop - a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears|
encolure - the mane of a horse
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
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