Into these the bread was pressed by beating it to powder with a capstan-bar.
Madison Washington struck at him with a capstan-bar, and he fell dead at his feet.
Whereupon Kirkwood backed warily to the rail, abandoned the capstan-bar and dropped over the side.
With an animal-like scream of rage, a Malay sprang from the capstan-bar where he had been sweating.
First one that raises a hand off a capstan-bar, drill him through the head.
An obsolete sea-punishment, in which the offender was sentenced to carry a capstan-bar during a watch.
“Here, let me come,” cried Dumlow, limping up with his capstan-bar.
Soon I had two of the enemy backed up to the forehatch, and before their worryin' eyes I flourishes my capstan-bar.
Nor did I ever have a headache except the time my head was healing after having been laid open for six inches by a capstan-bar.
And if y'ever handled one you know what a great little persuader a capstan-bar is.