Examples from the Web for bowline
You will then examine the lugger, and occupy yourself with Bowline, in getting her ready to put to sea.The Buccaneer Chief|Gustave Aimard
A bowline was lowered to McGunigal and he was taken safely aboard.
Then Scotty ran lightly to the foredeck and got the bowline ready.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin
The fore-front of the wind hard and solid as the side of a moving barn, caught me from behind as I made fast the bowline.Down the Yellowstone|Lewis R. Freeman
When the wind is fair we can run off large, and when it is foul we must haul upon a bowline, let who will reign.The Two Admirals|J. Fenimore Cooper