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FORETOP

 Dictionary entry overview: What does foretop mean? 

FORETOP (noun)
  The noun FORETOP has 2 senses:

1. a platform at the head of a foremast
2. a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears

  Familiarity information: FORETOP used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FORETOP (noun)


Sense 1foretop [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A platform at the head of a foremast

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("foretop" is a kind of...):

platform (a raised horizontal surface)


Sense 2foretop [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

forelock; foretop

Hypernyms ("foretop" is a kind of...):

hair (a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss)

Holonyms ("foretop" is a part of...):

encolure (the mane of a horse)


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