forehold

1. verb

Instead of that he has encountered nothing but harsh criticism, unkindly dispositions, even on the part of his relatives, and he naturally drifted into places and surroundings where legitimate sympathy was not foreheld.

2. noun
The front or forward part of the hold of a ship.

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  • Forehold — Fore hold , n. (Naut.) The forward part of the hold of a ship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forehold — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: fore + hold : a hold in the forward part of a ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • predict — verb a) To state, or make something known in advance, especially using inference or special knowledge. How could I ever predict this could happen? b) To believe or hold to be true in advance; …   Wiktionary

  • 前舱 — qiáncāng (1) [forehold]∶船舶前部的大舱 (2) [forecabin]∶船舶前部的舱室 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • forepeak — n. Naut. the end of the forehold in the angle of the bows …   Useful english dictionary

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