The wind still increasing, at seven the first reef in the mainsail was also taken in, jibs shifted, and the bowsprit reefed.
The pier is all but on the bowsprit, and you think you are there—roll, roar, wash!
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.
Cain stood at the bowsprit, giving his directions to the helmsman.
Adams, the sailmaker, killed one of these latter gentry with a harpoon, spearing him from the bowsprit as he came past the ship.
Then, with lightning's speed, I ran along the deck, and out on the bowsprit.
The succeeding day the injured schooner was cleared of everything, even to her spars, the lower masts and bowsprit excepted.
The watch on deck had taken turns at the lookout on the bowsprit.
From it are Page 164made stringer-plates, chocks of the bowsprit, coamings of the hatchways, strakes and stanchions for the decks.
The bowsprit is that mast which projects forward from the bow, isn't it?