Sports The part of a court nearest the net or wall, as in tennis or handball.(noun)
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Use "forecourt" in a sentence
"My big problem with it was what to call it because you can also buy them in the U.K. in what we call garage forecourts--where you go to a gas station and fill up is called a forecourt in the U.K.--and you can buy these roses there as well."
"I’m sure the garage forecourt is ** VERY** sorry and won’t do it again, but it didn’t want to speak to me. on February 14, 2007 at 3: 19 pm | Reply Joe Public"
"The forecourt was a place of water (the lavar) and fire (the altar)."