1. first gear the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
  2. first-year used of a person in the first year of an experience
  3. first degree a degree of one
  4. first water the highest quality gems
  5. forest goat cow-like creature with the glossy coat of a horse and the agility of a goat and the long horns of an antelope; characterized as a cow that lives the life of a goat
  6. first sacker (baseball) the person who plays first base
  7. forestiera any plant of the genus Forestiera
  8. forestage the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
  9. first team a team representing a college or university
  10. forester someone trained in forestry
  11. Forester English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)
  12. first cause an agent that is the cause of all things but does not itself have a cause
  13. fare-stage a section along the route of a bus for which the fare is the same
  14. forest god one of a class of woodland deities
  15. frost over become covered with a layer of ice
  16. first quarter the first fourth of the Moon's period of revolution around the Earth
  17. first-class very good;of the highest quality
  18. first class mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
  19. first floor the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
  20. first-rater one who is first-rate

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