Sentence Examples


  • Two of his schooners were upset in a squall, with the loss of all hands, and he allowed two to be cut off by Yeo.
  • One of these steamers was lost in a squall during the passage down the river near el- `Irsi, but the other performed the voyage in safety and thus demonstrated the practicability of the downward navigation.
  • On the one occasion when Captain Dawson says he heard it himself, " the sound was like the swishing of a whip or the noise produced by a sharp squall of wind in the upper rigging of a ship, and as the aurora brightened and faded so did the sound which accompanied it."
  • A light rain jacket is a good idea for the occasional squalls.
  • A light rain jacket is a good idea for the occasional squalls.

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