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He was expert in the use of quadrant and sextant, and could take a lunar observation and work it out with accuracy.Siam|George B. Bacon
The sextant and circle had been the property of Dunbar, and were acquired from him by Governor Gayoso.
For this we shall want a good watch, or pocket chronometer, and a sextant or other instrument for taking altitudes.
Elder Pratt gave me some instructions on the use of the sextant and showed me how to take an observation.William Clayton's Journal|William Clayton
He reached across for Captain Branscome's sextant, and held it between his shaking hands.Poison Island|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)