fore-topman

foretopman

[fawr-top-muhn, fohr-; Nautical fawr-tuhp-muhn, fohr-]
noun, plural foretopmen.
a member of a ship's crew stationed on the foretop.

Origin:
1810–20; foretop + -man

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