We had a few extempore concerts in one of the middies' berths.
“We shall do it, my lads,” whispered the lieutenant to the middies.
Drop the father, and never go to him with tales; he has to treat you middies all alike.
We put our evening skirts and middies and slippers in the hammock of our berths.
Not but what the middies are apprenticed just as sure as we are.