This section is from the book "The Home Cyclopedia Of General Information", by Charles Morris. Also available from Amazon: Home Cyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge.
[Pronounced by sailors foksl.] An upper deck before the foremast in a war-ship, which formerly had a turret near the prow or the front part of the ships where are the sailors' berths.
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