One day, when we had got becalmed, the whole ship's company (almost) went in bathing, and a thrilling incident was the result.
They had kept their course too far from shore, and were becalmed in consequence.
becalmed, the privateer and the frigate anchored a quarter of a mile apart.
They were becalmed and were twenty-five days making the voyage.
Oftentimes we were becalmed, and there were frequent struggles with head winds and opposing currents.
It was necessary to build them high, in order that the sails might not be becalmed by the houses.
I've been becalmed four years, and while I pray for a little wind to take me—home, you rock me in the trough of uncertainty.
Should they be becalmed under the cliffs, they might find it impossible to stem it.
We have been becalmed many days, and I should be dull indeed were it not for the fishes and birds, and my pen and pencil.
Gomera, but were becalmed and had made only thirty miles by the night of the 8th.