Sentence Examples

  • Then the fishery was neglected by the natives, who were content to use the "sixerns," or six-oared fishing boats, till the last quarter of the 19th century, when boats of modern type were introduced.
  • He became an expert fencer and he organized at Annapolis the first eight-oared crew, of which he was for two years captain.
  • Thus a 20-oared vessel would carry 60 men.
  • P. 352), to get the number of men on (say) a 30-oared vessel, adds but some 20 more.