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synonyms for cockswain

  • mariner
  • beachcomber
  • gob
  • mate
  • merman
  • middy
  • midshipman
  • navigator
  • old salt
  • pilot
  • sailor
  • seafarer
  • skipper
  • tar
  • jacky
  • sea dog
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How to use cockswain in a sentence

The cockswain had made his arrangements for the combat, with much more method and philosophy than any other man in the vessel.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
The truth, together with its portentous consequences, now began to glare across the faculties of the cockswain.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
At length, the cockswain found a pair of handsomely mounted pistols, a sort of weapon with which he seemed quite familiar.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
But it would seem the wary cockswain had a motive for this apparently inconsiderate desperation.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
At this moment of appalling apprehension, the cockswain exhibited the calmest resignation.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
And after that Cockswain Ham and his gallant crew came aboard, and the life-boat was hoisted up on deck.
THE CRUISE OF THE NOAH'S ARKDAVID CORY
And we will back the cockswain to any amount, though he was then only fifteen, and probably did not weigh more than five stone.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 350, DECEMBER 1844VARIOUS
Ordering his 301 boat's crew to give way with all their might, he directed the cockswain to run for the punt of the negro.
FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTOLIVER OPTIC
Christy would not wait to hear any more, but ordered the cockswain to go ahead again.
FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTOLIVER OPTIC
A working boat of two or four oars, with the coach for a cockswain, is used for this purpose.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, SEPTEMBER 17, 1895VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO COCKSWAIN

  • beachcomber
  • cockswain
  • gob
  • jacky
  • mariner
  • mate
  • merman
  • middy
  • midshipman
  • navigator
  • old salt
  • pilot
  • sailor
  • sea dog
  • seafarer
  • skipper
  • tar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.