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foresheet

[fawr-sheet, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌʃit, ˈfoʊr-/
noun, Nautical
1.
the sheet of a headsail.
2.
foresheets, (used with a plural verb) the space, in an open boat, in front of the foremost rower's seat.
Also called headsheet.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; fore- + sheet
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foresheet

/ˈfɔːˌʃiːt/
noun
1.
the sheet of a foresail
2.
(pl) the part forward of the foremost thwart of a boat
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