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[fawr-uh nd-af-ter, ahf-, fohr-] /ˈfɔr əndˈæf tər, ˈɑf-, ˈfoʊr-/


(def 2).
noun (nautical)
any vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
a double-ended vessel


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  • Forearm

    [fawr-ahrm, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌɑrm, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. Anatomy. the part of the between the elbow and the wrist. 2. Zoology. the corresponding part of the foreleg between the elbow and the knee in certain quadrupeds. [fawr-ahrm, fohr-] /fɔrˈɑrm, foʊr-/ verb (used with object) 1. to prepare in advance or beforehand, especially for difficulties. /ˈfɔːrˌɑːm/ noun 1. […]

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