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Example sentences from the Web for athwartships
Instantly the clamps descend from the end of the spar and clutch the privateer athwartships.The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1|Robert H. Newell
A torrent poured down the athwartships alleyway, and nearly swept me from my feet.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson
A puff of wind caught the sail and sent the boom athwartships, like a mighty flail.The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance
At all times except when whales were alongside, this bench was securely lashed athwartships against the rear of the Try-works.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
Then lash his hands athwartships behind his back, and take him and the Greek ashore.Edward Barry|Louis Becke