pinnace


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pinnace

any of various kinds of ship's tender
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The pinnace was waiting for them and in a very few minutes they were on their way across the harbour.
Another pinnace had drawn up alongside and a little company of men were boarding her.
They could see the "Scorpion" but there was no sign of any pinnace leaving her.
We are waiting for Commander Conyers at the present moment, and we were just looking to see if the pinnace had started.
I left for the shore in the steam pinnace, and on looking back beheld Mr.
This year, the 2018 Pinnace Awards are chaired by Thomas E.
D Division: Balloon v Wallsend Town; Grainger Park v Newcastle Jubilee; Marlborough SC v West End Tigers; Pinnace v Queen's Head; The Barking Dog v West Allotment SC.
The Isaac was classed as a pinnace because she was a vessel of less than 60 tons that accompanied a larger vessel.
Till, like one in slumber bound Borne to the ocean, I float down, around, Into a sea profound, of ever-spreading sound: Meanwhile thy spirit lifts its pinions In music's most serene dominions, Catching the winds that fan that happy heaven; And we sail on, away, afar, Without a course, without a star, But by the instinct of sweet music driven; Till through Elysian garden islets By thee, most beautiful of pilots, Where never mortal pinnace glided, The boat of my desire is guided: Realms where the air we breathe is love, Which in the winds and on the waves doth move, Harmonizing this earth with what we feel above.
Several boats including a sailing pinnace had been launched safely from the ship, overloaded with 71 men.
A similar paring away of the more conscious levels of attention characterizes Wordsworths description of how, choosing a fixed point on which to set his course, and imagining himself in an "elfin pinnace," he rows out into the moonlit lake only to find his idyll suddenly broken,
Some men were passed from lifeboats to the Hogue's picket boat and steam pinnace which had been launched before the main vessel sank.