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  • as inpilot
  • as inguide

synonyms for coxswain

  • aviator
  • captain
  • flier
  • leader
  • navigator
  • ace
  • aerialist
  • aeronaut
  • bellwether
  • conductor
  • dean
  • director
  • eagle
  • flyer
  • guide
  • jockey
  • lead
  • scout
  • steerer
  • doyen/doyenne
  • helmsperson
  • one at the controls
  • one at the wheel
  • steersperson
  • wheelperson
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How to use coxswain in a sentence

With this coxswain he conversed long about the nature of his stirring and dangerous duties.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
This is the east pier watch-house; the marine residence, if we may so express it, of the coxswain of the lifeboat and his men.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Despite darkness and turmoil the quick-eyed coxswain and his mate had noted the incident.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Pike payed out the hawser, the coxswain eased off the spring; away went the boat, and next moment Pike had Stanley by the hair.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A box near the coxswain a feet was opened, and a blue-light taken out.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
When almost within hail, the coxswain heard the roar of an unusually heavy sea rushing behind him.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The coxswain could scarce suppress a grin as the instructor stepped into the stern sheets.
THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
The coxswain of the gig had been previously cautioned not to allow the instructor to handle the yoke-lines again.
THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
But the coxswain, though almost dragged backwards off his seat, is equal to the occasion.
THE ONTARIO READERS: FOURTH BOOKVARIOUS
A cheer met his words, and the coxswain turned the boat's head in the direction of the reef.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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