Definition of Forebitts

1. forebitt [n] - See also: forebitt



Lexicographical Neighbors of Forebitts

forearming
forearms
forebay
forebays
forebeam
forebeams
forebear
forebearance
forebearer
forebearers
forebears
forebeat
forebelief
forebemoaned
forebitt
forebitts (current term)
forebode
foreboded
forebodement
forebodements
foreboder
foreboders
forebodes
forebodies
foreboding
foreboding(a)
forebodingly
forebodingness
forebodings
forebody

Literary usage of Forebitts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Percival Keene by Frederick Marryat (1842)
"The tubs and breakers were securely slung under Ihe forebitts Tor future use, and they then continued to drink till they could drink no more. CHAPTER XLII. ..."

2. The British Tar in Fact and Fiction: The Poetry Pathos, and Humour of the by Charles Napier Robinson, John Leyland (1909)
"... contained a large quota of men from the Mercantile Marine, many of the so-called chanties were sung by the groups round the forebitts in the evening or ..."

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