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Example sentences from the Web for polacre
She was astern just now, and she is abreast of the polacre now, as near as I can make out.
Jose Ribas, the superseded mate of the polacre, demurred to this, and the grumbling amongst the crew increased.The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. II of 2)|Michael Scott
The three Spanish vessels had all been edging in towards shore, and the polacre anchored just before sunset.
Crack—another rally from the masked battery; the next minute, we had swept round the stern of the polacre, and were alongside.The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. I of 2)|Michael Scott
That big fellow has got twelve on a side, the polacre has eight, and the xebec six, so between them they have fifty-two guns.