Sentence Examples


  • The name of the village was derived from a Swede, Jeremiah Dobbs, whose family probably moved hither from Delaware, and who at the beginning of the last quarter of the 18th century had a skiff ferry, which was kept up by his family for a century afterwards.
  • The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.
  • Another novelty boat was encountered near Lechlade in the form of a camping skiff.
  • Back on the waters This traditional skiff or long rowing boat was built at William Cory's barge yard in Charlton.
  • Fishing in a small skiff, just off the edge of the reef, we experienced light tackle sport at its best.

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