Origin of fife rail
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Historical Examples of fife rail
I saw him cry to his own men and then to Mr. Pike ere he fled to the fife-rail.
Mr. Pike pitched him into the fife-rail, and returned for the last man.
As the water on the deck subsided the men on the fife-rail left their refuge.
A name applied to the fife-rail pins, also called Tack-pins.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
Half of a fife-rail had been shot through the foresail, and the sky made a patch of glorious blue in the ignobly soiled canvas.Youth