coxswain

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  • Info The coxswain is the person in charge of a boat, particularly its navigation and steering. more...
  • The coxswain gave some word of command, and we seemed to come suddenly into less broken water. Cited from Parkhurst Boys, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • The coxswain took it down, and they were soon all on board the boat again. Cited from Among Malay Pirates, by G. A. Henty
  • A box near the coxswain a feet was opened, and a blue-light taken out. Cited from The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • His rank of coxswain entitled him to immediately command his own boat and crew.
  • Then it began gradually to dawn on me our coxswain after all knew what he was about. Cited from Parkhurst Boys, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • He called the attention of the coxswain to the range, and directed him to keep it. Cited from Stand By The Union, by Oliver Optic
  • Our coxswain made a shot, missed them, and we went into the mid-stream. Cited from Life of Charles W. Dilke V1, by Stephen Gwynn
  • Eight years later he won the gold medal as coxswain of the American boat in the same event.
  • "We can get another boat with our money, and you shall be coxswain of it." Cited from All Aboard; or, Life on the Lake, by Oliver Optic
  • The coxswain, however, did not appear; he seemed to have been lost. Cited from The Lifeboat, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The lieutenant changed his position, so as to place himself alongside the coxswain, and then moved away again. Cited from The Black Bar, by George Manville Fenn
  • The coxswain's command was immediately followed by others designed to work the boat back to proper starting-position. Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920, by Various
  • The coxswain's command was immediately followed by others designed to work the boat back to proper starting-position. Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920, by Various
  • The first attempt to capture her failed, with only one man, the coxswain, getting on board.
  • Time stops when all crew members are back in line and called to attention by the coxswain.
  • The dam is difficult for coxswains to see because it is so wide.
  • Do you see that bright red star close to the horizon, coxswain? Cited from The Congo Rovers, by Harry Collingwood
  • Time stops when the ground crew is called to attention by the coxswain.
  • The duo also won the silver medal in the pair without coxswain event.
  • Whilst in the service of the Government as a coxswain, he lost an eye.
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Meaning of coxswain

  • noun The helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew