Origin of deck hand
How to use deck hand in a sentence
While all this was going on a deckhand had reeved a block and tackle through the end of the cargo gaff and passed it to the winch.
"Fire," he bawled as the Maggie rested an instant in the trough of the sea—and a deckhand jerked the lanyard.
He said to the deckhand: "Can I clean the lady and myself up?"
It came when Lee grimaced at him and called the deckhand in a feeble murmur.
The deckhand brought a glass of water from the adjoining lavatory and Charles washed down some of the tablets.