other words for headmost
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The headmost ship proved a two-decker of at least fifty guns.
The headmost vessel is a merchantman; by the cut of her canvas, I should say she was English.
I saw that I must depend on myself; I halted, and, kneeling down, took a steady aim at the headmost of my pursuers.
The headmost boat is within ten fathoms of the fish—I am sure it will be ours.
Weak as I was, I stood up to the headmost; and this appeared to have quelled him, for he instantly threw down his arms.
I had gone forward with the first mate that we might watch the ship and the headmost of the prahus.
We left the Mersey with a fine breeze and soon passed the headmost vessels in the fleet.
A shot from the headmost one could now have reached us, but she appeared to be waiting for the other to get up with her.
Cobb being the headmost passes the Narrows, but is too late to get over the Falls and obliged to come too in a little cove below.
Those forward aim at the headmost boats; let the after guns give account of those coming up next astern.