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topgallant forecastle

[top-gal-uh nt; Nautical tuh-gal-uh nt] /ˌtɒpˈgæl ənt; Nautical təˈgæl ənt/
noun, Nautical
a partial weather deck on top of a forecastle superstructure; forecastle deck.
Origin of topgallant forecastle
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He made his way to the topgallant-forecastle, lay down and listened.

    The Three Lieutenants W.H.G. Kingston
  • The Lascars were below, or asleep in the shade under the topgallant-forecastle.

    In the Eastern Seas W.H.G. Kingston

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