The wind still increasing, at seven the first reef in the mainsail was also taken in, jibs shifted, and the bowsprit reefed.
I told the mate to light a Bengola on the heel of the bowsprit.
The pole sticks out like the bowsprit of a ship, and contains as much wood and iron work as would go to a small waggon.
As soon as she showed her bowsprit beyond it, I was to give the word to cast off.
Adams, the sailmaker, killed one of these latter gentry with a harpoon, spearing him from the bowsprit as he came past the ship.
Her bowsprit pointed, like the lance of a knight, at the power of England.
The succeeding day the injured schooner was cleared of everything, even to her spars, the lower masts and bowsprit excepted.
The anchor attached to the bowsprit had done what was desired.
From it are Page 164made stringer-plates, chocks of the bowsprit, coamings of the hatchways, strakes and stanchions for the decks.
A term denoting the ropes, blocks, &c., belonging to the bowsprit.