Fore sight

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fore sight that one of the two sights of a gun which is near the muzzle.
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Usage

In literature:

If anything should occur, you will understand that it was something quite out of my range of fore-sight.
"Her Father's Daughter" by Gene Stratton-Porter
I got up early an' hauled that burro outa sight 'fore he seen it.
"The Trail of the White Mule" by B. M. Bower
There was not a man in sight who did not have patches either fore or aft, or both!
"When Egypt Went Broke" by Holman Day
For God's sake get out o' my sight 'fore I forget again!
"The Shepherd of the Hills" by Harold Bell Wright
True intellect is broad, fore-sighted, wide-ranging, merciful, just.
"Caesar's Column" by Ignatius Donnelly
The sight brought Clara's face framed in it vividly be fore my eyes, and drew me into the shop.
"The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood The Autobiography Of Georg Ebers, Complete" by Georg Ebers
I never will forgit de fearsome sight o' seein' men die 'fore dey time.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The front sight will be a little above the eyes when the left fore arm is horizontal.
"The Plattsburg Manual" by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
Men scrambled up the mast poles to gaze seaward for sight of sail to the fore.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
Take my word for it, the skipper won't let you out of his sight 'fore you've paid him for your grub and passage.
"On Board the Esmeralda" by John Conroy Hutcheson
He levelled his rifle, but could not see the fore-sight, so as to align it with the object.
"For Fortune and Glory" by Lewis Hough
Two officers alone remained on their feet, while fore and aft a sickening sight met our view.
"The Boy who sailed with Blake" by W.H.G. Kingston
I closed the fore-scuttle, but on stepping aft came to the two bodies, the sight of which brought me to a stand.
"The Frozen Pirate" by W. Clark Russell
I inserted the clip, and lay there with my fore-sight following the disk ship in its steady circling flight.
"Valley of the Croen" by Lee Tarbell
Men are often praized for their sagassity, but all the fore-sight in the world kant tell a dubble yelked egg untill it iz broken.
"The Complete Works of Josh Billings" by Henry W. Shaw
They were dreaming, sweetly dreaming, the fore part of the night Of grazing their sheep on a homesteader's claim when he was out of sight.
"Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack" by Frank Benton
In the evening a fore-and-aft mizzen was sighted, far south, and found again in the morning.
"Wilderness of Spring" by Edgar Pangborn
When I came to myself, I was in the fore peak of a small vessel, and when I went on deck I found that we were out of sight of land.
"Kidnapping in the Pacific" by W.H.G. Kingston
But a more blessed sight than all was that of a brave, big dog, who leapt upon me and placed a fore-paw upon each of my shoulders.
"Foxholme Hall" by W.H.G. Kingston
Bunny is fore-sighted, wide awake, and fleet of foot.
"A Watcher in The Woods" by Dallas Lore Sharp
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In poetry:

But wasn't it a gladsome sight,
When roared the deep sea gales,
To see them reef her fore and aft
A-swinging by their tails!
"The Ship Of Rio" by Walter de la Mare
Up to the star new-born in sight
Such long a trail’s to fumble,
Millennia had chased the light
‘fore it ‘on us did stumble…
"Up To The Star (version three)" by Mihai Eminescu
O Plasmatour, that thou end not the night,
Nor take my beloved from my sight,
Nor I, nor tower-man, look on daylight,
'Fore God, How swift the night,
And day comes on.
"Langue D'Oc" by Ezra Pound

In news:

Fore Sight for Eyesight .
PBA Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament at Vision Expo West.
LAS VEGAS—For the fifth year running, Prevent Blindness America (PBA) will hold the Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament at Visio Expo West at the Royal Links Golf Club in Las Vegas.
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