cockswain

[ kok-suh n; spelling pronunciation kok-sweyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF cockswain
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They pulled with all their might; and Lanark, the cockswain, steered her for the siamang.

"Keep the boat broadside on," observed R—— to the cockswain.

The captain nodded at the cockswain, and the bowman shoved off.

"There ain't nothin' the matter," replied the cockswain, looking at the men.

"Lady Helena and Miss Grant await you on board," replied the cockswain.

Dillon and the cockswain were now the sole occupants of their dreadful station.

"Follow, and obey his instructions," said Barnstable to his cockswain, aloud.

Let us slacken sail, my dears, as we have brought no cockswain.

Ludlow then whispered his orders to his cockswain, and they separated.

He may do for a duke--but I would not have him for a cockswain.

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