Bill said he was a drifter—a dangerous maniac who must have been crazed by the sun.
The drifter, the unstable, the good-for-nothing—did not falter.
As I look back on it, it strikes me I always have been more or less of a drifter.
At best he will become an indifferent citizen; at worst a drifter or a criminal.
He had, like Hadji the beggar, become in twenty-four hours again a drifter.
Skipper of Drifter (who has been fined thirty-five shillings for losing a pair of binoculars).
The average man or woman who belongs to the former class has rather a horror of the drifter and likes to give him a wide berth.
We were steaming in line abreast, and the order was signalled for each ship to take one drifter in tow.
We sped by a lightship, the drifter having only one dim glim at her masthead.
Anchored off the point was a small steam yacht, either a converted drifter or built on drifter lines.