Meanwhile, the rest of hull is wide at the waterline and slopes inward.
His last novel, waterline was the story of a one-time shipbuilder in the Glasgow yards, now broken by loss.
Shann began his own excavation, a trough to lead from the waterline to the pit occupied by the obstinate shell.
A moment later, and the whole schooner was ablaze, from waterline to masthead.
He was not especially interested in waterline happenings so long as Plimsoll remained set.
He drove me off'n the waterline, him an' the ones that hang with him.
He gathered the wood from the dry drifts above the waterline and kindled a fire.
He had seen them before on their first unsuccessful trip to the waterline.
If below the waterline, before many minutes were past she would be sinking under him.
The ice-skin was then 12 1/2 inches above the waterline amidships.