What does the word forenoon mean?

Usage examples for forenoon

  1. During the forenoon of the day, all the eloquence Jim could command was required to prevent his brother from yielding. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  2. The next forenoon I said good- by to her and the Heptons at the railway station. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. Yes, ma'am, since yesterday forenoon. – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower