Thesaurus / headmost

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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.

The Missing ShipW. H. G. Kingston

I saw that I must depend on myself; I halted, and, kneeling down, took a steady aim at the headmost of my pursuers.

Dick OnslowW.H.G. Kingston

The headmost boat is within ten fathoms of the fish—I am sure it will be ours.

Peter the WhalerW.H.G. Kingston

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.

The Mate of the LilyW. H. G. Kingston

We left the Mersey with a fine breeze and soon passed the headmost vessels in the fleet.

Jack in the ForecastleJohn Sherburne Sleeper

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.

The Young LlaneroW.H.G. Kingston

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.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.