One day, when we had got becalmed, the whole ship's company (almost) went in bathing, and a thrilling incident was the result.
Should they be becalmed under the cliffs, they might find it impossible to stem it.
becalmed, the privateer and the frigate anchored a quarter of a mile apart.
Gomera, but were becalmed and had made only thirty miles by the night of the 8th.
Oftentimes we were becalmed, and there were frequent struggles with head winds and opposing currents.
Who's that been dropping an anchor overboard—we don't budge an inch—we're becalmed.
I've been becalmed four years, and while I pray for a little wind to take me—home, you rock me in the trough of uncertainty.
The breeze may fail, and if she is becalmed we are sure to have her.
We have been becalmed many days, and I should be dull indeed were it not for the fishes and birds, and my pen and pencil.
They had kept their course too far from shore, and were becalmed in consequence.