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[fawr-kawrs, fohr-kohrs] /ˈfɔrˌkɔrs, ˈfoʊrˌkoʊrs/

the lowermost sail on a square-rigged foremast; a square foresail.
(nautical) the lowest foresail on a square-rigged vessel


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