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- Noun

That part of the upper deck of a vessel forward of the foremast, or of the after part of the fore channels.

- Noun

In merchant vessels, the forward part of the vessel, under the deck, where the sailors live.

- Noun

A short upper deck forward, formerly raised like a castle, to command an enemy's decks.

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