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Definition of "athwartship" [athwartship]

  • Athwartships (adverb)

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Use "athwartship" in a sentence
  • "The rudder freed itself, but the propeller was found to be athwartship, having been forced into that position by the floe some time after August 1."
  • "I believe, the mortification he felt at the Arabs having licked us gave him more pain than the damage done to his legs by the ball of the matchlock, which had taken him athwartship through the fleshy part of his understandings -- breaking no bones, but crippling him all the same."
  • "The berths of the nations run athwartship, or north and south as the great ark is anchored."
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