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Origin of coxswain
pronunciation note for coxswain
Words nearby coxswain
Example sentences from the Web for coxswain
I looked behind me and saw that the officer, the coxswain, who only had to steer the boat, had fallen asleep.
With this coxswain he conversed long about the nature of his stirring and dangerous duties.
This is the east pier watch-house; the marine residence, if we may so express it, of the coxswain of the lifeboat and his men.
Despite darkness and turmoil the quick-eyed coxswain and his mate had noted the incident.
Pike payed out the hawser, the coxswain eased off the spring; away went the boat, and next moment Pike had Stanley by the hair.
A box near the coxswain a feet was opened, and a blue-light taken out.