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forehand


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forehand  \Fore"hand`\,  a. 
  Done  beforehand;  anticipative. 
 
  And  so  extenuate  the  forehand  sin.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forehand  \Fore"hand`\,  n. 
  1.  All  that  part  of  a  horse  which  is  before  the  rider. 
  --Johnson. 
 
  2.  The  chief  or  most  important  part  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Superiority;  advantage;  start  precedence. 
 
  And  but  for  ceremony,  such  a  wretch  .  .  .  Had  the 
  forehand  and  vantage  of  a  king.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forehand 
  adj  :  (of  racket  strokes)  made  with  palm  facing  direction  of 
  stroke  [syn:  {forehand(a)},  {forehanded}]  [ant:  {backhand(a)}] 
  n  :  a  return  made  with  the  palm  of  the  hand  facing  the  direction 
  of  the  stroke  (as  in  tennis  or  badminton  or  squash)  [syn: 
  {forehand  stroke},  {forehand  shot}] 




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