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How to use bilboes in a sentence

  • I've got the bridge right ahead, and the bilboes dead aft: I calls that good steerage, boy.

    The Pioneers | James Fenimore Cooper
  • Then, if we do not obey their foolish rules, they nab us when we come into port again, and fine us—perhaps put us in the bilboes.

    Dulcibel | Henry Peterson
  • Whether the Spanish Armada story is true or not, bilboes were certainly much used on board ship.

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