abreast

[ uh-brest ]SEE DEFINITION OF abreast

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"They would come in twenty abreast to the licks where we lay in wait for them," said the Tallega.

As I got abreast of the main-mast, I saw some one had let run the halyards.

By degrees they let the boat drop back till her bow was abreast of the ladder.

They were then just abreast of the park of Montivilliers, and there they witnessed a most horrible sight.

The window was "abreast" of them, but also it was a trifle high.

"It's abreast of the bay, that's about all, I will give in," replied Mr. Tidditt.

In fact, the squall struck before I was abreast the Colton place.

I thought I was going in the direction of home, but I could not have been—not if you were abreast the Point.

She pretended not to see him until they were abreast, and the heifers were going into the yard.

Arcolano ambled beside me; and behind us, abreast, came the men-at-arms.

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