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Example sentences from the Web for cockswain
The cockswain of his pinnace, though hit twice, gallantly stuck to the wheel until the boat was out of gunfire.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 3 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
The cockswain shoved off the stern of the boat, the oars dropped into the water, and the men gave way.Across India|Oliver Optic
Let us slacken sail, my dears, as we have brought no cockswain.Springhaven|R. D. Blackmore
The truth, together with its portentous consequences, now began to glare across the faculties of the cockswain.The Pilot|J. Fenimore Cooper
They pulled with all their might; and Lanark, the cockswain, steered her for the siamang.Four Young Explorers|Oliver Optic