Thesaurus / careen

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

But my ships are foul with the long passage, and are in need of a careen.

The Lost ContinentC. J. Cutcliffe Hyne

"We must run for shelter there, and careen her," said Levasseur.

Captain BloodRafael Sabatini

Of a sudden the wind lulled, and the Circassian righted from her careen.

To heel over is the same as to careen, and must be distinguished from "keel over," which is to capsize.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

Two agents were at length sent into the interior to make discoveries, and Columbus profited by the occasion to careen his vessels.

Mercedes of CastileJ. Fenimore Cooper

Before going on shore, I had left orders for the ship to be put on a careen, and the carpenters began upon the larbord side.

Careen the Margarita there and rectify the wrong—which he trusted was not great.

1492Mary Johnston

I am writing this article on the island of Ysabel, where we have taken the Snark to careen and clean her cooper.

Afterwards I helped to careen the Ships, to refit them, and to calk them.

Why, the other day as soon as we began to careen over a bit, the doctor had to take you below.

Jack at SeaGeorge Manville Fenn

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