fore and aft

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  • Two officers alone remained on their feet, while fore and aft a sickening sight met our view. Cited from The Boy who sailed with Blake, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Fore and aft shaped sections were added for better performance through the water.
  • Then out of an habitual good-nature he tried to bring better weather fore and aft. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • "Split me fore and aft if we've been a day more!" Cited from Heralds of Empire, by Agnes C. Laut
  • All around them flowed water, working its way fore and aft through the submarine. Cited from The Brighton Boys with the Submarine Fleet, by James R. Driscoll
  • Hard shell above deck storm and wave protection for crew was added fore and aft.
  • They all carried guns mounted upon slides, which ran fore and aft between the men. Cited from Peter Simple, by Frederick Marryat
  • Her big fore and aft sails would have all the wind shut out from them by the trees. Cited from Old Gold, by George Manville Fenn
  • They taught useful lessons with respect to area and fore and aft control. Cited from Aeroplanes, by J. S. Zerbe
  • A cry went fore and aft that the ship was about to blow up. Cited from White Jacket, by Herman Melville
  • They had stingers fore-and-aft and could get you coming or going. Cited from The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan, WB Laughead
  • There is little mystery in getting a fore-and-aft vessel under way. Cited from Jack Tier, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The ship was high- sided; but the fore and aft parts appeared less than they should be. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • Our ship's company muster thirty-five good men, I hope, all told fore and aft. Cited from The Cruise of the Mary Rose, by William H. G. Kingston
  • You mean he got red-mad and raked them all, fore and aft. Cited from Anne's House of Dreams by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • There was a tank on either side, and one each fore and aft. Cited from Under the Ocean to the South Pole, by Roy Rockwood
  • The loss of their champion still more disheartened the French, who now gave way fore and aft. Cited from True Blue, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • At length it followed its companion, and then the fire ran riot fore and aft. Cited from The African Trader, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • After this, both fore and aft, the only talk was about the proposed undertaking. Cited from Charley Laurel, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • There was a deck fore and aft, and there were life-lines along the sides. Cited from The Romance of the Colorado River, F. Dellenbaugh
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