Origin of breeches buoy
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Then the Miami dropped her anchor, to hold her place for the breeches-buoy.
I'd love to see you in a breeches-buoy, Perry, and I couldn't if it was dark.
"I've always wanted to be taken off a sinking ship in a breeches-buoy," he said.
When there are a great many people to be saved, this car is used in place of the breeches-buoy.Stories of Inventors
The breeches-buoy, therefore, could only be made fast to the stump of the mast a few feet above the deck.