The defining word
forward.fs allows you to
create forward references, which are resolved automatically, and do
not incur additional costs like the indirection of
However, these forward definitions only work for colon definitions.
forward( "name" – ) unknown “forward”
Defines a forward reference to a colon definition. Defining a
colon definition with the same name in the same wordlist
resolves the forward references. Use
check whether any forwards are unresolved.
.unresolved( – ) unknown “.unresolved”
print all unresolved forward references