Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FOREHORN, n. The top of the stem-post in a boat (Sh. 1953). Sh. 1898  Shet. News (25 June):
“Geng ye yonder ta da forehead an' shut,” William said, pointin' ta da forehorn.

[Fore-, 1. + Horn, 2. (6). Cf. Hinniespot.]

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