"But we have a boat," glancing his eye towards the launch that stood in the chocks or chucks.
When I got on the bridge at last the beggars were getting one of the boats off the chocks.
Their only other boat was a spare one, lashed amidships on chocks.
The schooner's spare boat was in chocks between the foremast and the main.
In all haste he pulled his clasp-knife and cut ...