I looked behind me and saw that the officer, the coxswain, who only had to steer the boat, had fallen asleep.
The coxswain of the gig had been previously cautioned not to allow the instructor to handle the yoke-lines again.
The officers of the club shall consist of a coxswain, as president, and a clerk.
The coxswain, in obedience to his orders, accompanied me to the Blue Post.
According to the constitution you must all obey the coxswain.
"Near it," says the coxswain (and now sounds a blast of his whistle).
"If I were coxswain, I would let you land," said Charles sulkily.
It consisted of ten men, the coxswain, the midshipmen, and Harry.
"Tim will get his revenge upon us for this morning if he can," suggested the coxswain.
The coxswain then went forward and helped with the baling, while the men recommenced rowing in silence.