captain's house

captain’s house

In colonial New England, a house having a truncated hipped roof and chimneys at both gable ends; has a widow’s walk and/or a cupola on the roof.
References in classic literature ?
Here,' says the boatswain to him that was a-writing, 'is the gentlewoman that the captain spoke to you of'; and turning to me, he said, 'I have been so far from forgetting your business, that I have been up at the captain's house, and have represented faithfully to the captain what you said, relating to you being furnished with better conveniences for yourself and your husband; and the captain has sent this gentleman, who is made of the ship, down with me, on purpose to show you everything, and to accommodate you fully to your content, and bid me assure you that you shall not be treated like what you were at first expected to be, but with the same respect as other passengers are treated.
Captain Boldwig was a little fierce man in a stiff black neckerchief and blue surtout, who, when he did condescend to walk about his property, did it in company with a thick rattan stick with a brass ferrule, and a gardener and sub-gardener with meek faces, to whom (the gardeners, not the stick) Captain Boldwig gave his orders with all due grandeur and ferocity; for Captain Boldwig's wife's sister had married a marquis, and the captain's house was a villa, and his land 'grounds,' and it was all very high, and mighty, and great.
Chickens and cats, wading perturbedly in the water, as by common consent, with flight and scramble took refuge on the roof of the captain's house.
It's 15 years since the first review on TripAdvisor was posted - for the Captain's House in Chatham, Massachusetts, which was given four stars - 200 million reviews later, and TripAdvisor is the most popular travel website and app in the world.
Not only have we seen the council's planning committee wave through permission to demolish a city centre row of 1770s merchant town houses at 86-90 Duke Street to build another surplus office block, but a Grade II-listed former sea captain's house at 71 Everton Road mysteriously disappeared last month.
This was a bitter dispute, with one shift captain's house being dynamited and a local policeman being shot in the leg by picketers.
This was a particularly bitter dispute, with one shift captain's house being dynamited and a local policeman being shot in the leg by picketers.
We stayed at the McKinn and Cann Inn, a former wealthy sea captain's house, which has been innovatively designed so that each of its rooms reflect a different decade of the 1900s.
An Italian judge last week lifted the bungling captain's house arrest order, but ordered him to stay in his hometown near Naples.
Participating restaurants include Chestnut Hill, Croissants Bistro & Bakery, Gordon Biersch, Martin's Restaurant, Mellow Mushroom, Sea Captain's House and Travinia Italian Kitchen.
We stayed at the McKinn and Cann Inn, a former wealthy sea captain's house which has been innovatively designed so that each of its rooms reflects a different decade of the 1900s.
Local fishing holes off the beach such as The Red Tops and The Captain's House are well known areasfor a solid bite and decent size fish.