[fawr-dek, fohr-]
noun Nautical.
the fore part of a weather deck, especially between a bridge house or superstructure and a forecastle superstructure.

1555–65; fore- + deck1 Unabridged
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foredeck (ˈfɔːˌdɛk)
nautical the deck between the bridge and the forecastle

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Example sentences
Drop anchor for a quick dip and perhaps you'll catch a fish for a foredeck
The work will include repairing the stem, foredeck, and planking above the
  waterline alongside the foredeck.
Pole and line fishing vessel with live bait container on the foredeck.
If you open a foredeck hatch and let the fresh air flow through the boat this
  could be eliminated.
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