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Here and there he lay in such rubbish as motionless as the effigies careen on marble biers.GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
At early dawn a fierce gust of wind caused the schooners "Hamilton" and "Scourge" to careen far to leeward.THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
On the 28th the weather was fine enough to "Careen clean and tallow the ships five streaks below the water line."LIFE ABOARD A BRITISH PRIVATEER IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ANNEROBERT C. LESLIE
He by no means suffering them to "careen at Umrest where all the Dutch ships are cleaned."LIFE ABOARD A BRITISH PRIVATEER IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ANNEROBERT C. LESLIE
Al, who was in the main cabin, ran forward as he felt the boat shiver and careen and looked down over the bow.WITH SULLY INTO THE SIOUX LANDJOSEPH MILLS HANSON
In order to careen their ships, and lay in wait for their prey, they steered for the Pearl Islands.NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
When we have your report, we can arrange to careen the ship, but not before.ROGER THE BOLDF. S. BRERETON
He came hither to careen, therefore hauled into the harbour and unrigged his ship.THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOLUME 19VARIOUS
Here it was subjected to a heavy strain, that, as the tide fell, would careen the vessel to that side.HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, OCTOBER 22, 1895VARIOUS
WORDS RELATED TO CAREEN
- angle away
- angle off
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