"South-east, sir," replied Paul, after looking into the binnacle.
The man at the wheel was looking down into the binnacle and Sears took her hand.
He bent low over the binnacle, afterwards glancing swiftly shoreward.
The coat was hanging from the nail, within six inches of the binnacle.
After he had left me, I lighted the lamps in the binnacle and then fell to work upon the food.
"Throw the cover over the binnacle," said Lingard in his duty voice.
I couldn't say when the danger ceased; but I found myself looking at Madame across the binnacle lamp and she was looking at me.
With one consent we both walked aft to the binnacle and peered into it.
Seating himself on the binnacle, he ordered the lashings which had bound the two ships throughout the bloody conflict to be cut.
If it be in the binnacle, in course the ship as carries it must be stern towards us.
"wooden box for a ship's compass," c.1750, corruption of bittacle (1620s), which is probably from Spanish bitacula or Portuguese bitacola, both from Latin habitaculum "little dwelling place," from habitare "to inhabit" (see habit).