[fawr-mast, -mahst, fohr-; Nautical fawr-muh st, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌmæst, -ˌmɑst, ˈfoʊr-; Nautical ˈfɔr məst, ˈfoʊr-/
the nearest the bow in all vessels having two or more .
/ˈfɔːˌmɑːst; nautical ˈfɔːməst/
the mast nearest the bow on vessels with two or more masts
[fawr-muh n, fohr-] /ˈfɔr mən, ˈfoʊr-/ noun, plural foremen. 1. a person in charge of a particular department, group of workers, etc., as in a factory or the like. 2. the member of a jury selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors on the panel. /ˈfɔːmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a person, […]
adj. 1580s; see fore- + mention (v.). A verb foremention is attested from 1650s.
[fawr-milk, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌmɪlk, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. . /ˈfɔːˌmɪlk/ noun 1. another word for colostrum 2. the first milk drawn from a cow’s udder prior to milking foremilk fore·milk (fôr’mĭlk’) n. See colostrum.
[fawr-mohst, -muh st, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌmoʊst, -məst, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective, adverb 1. first in place, order, rank, etc.: the foremost surgeons. /ˈfɔːˌməʊst/ adjective, adverb 1. first in time, place, rank, etc adj. Old English fyrmest “earliest, first, most prominent,” from Proto-Germanic *formo- (related to Old English fruma “beginning”), superlative of the root of fore + additional superlative […]