Above this flood, or knee-deep in it, Mr. Pike and half-a-dozen sailors were bunched on the fife-rail of the mizzen-mast.
Half of a fife-rail had been shot through the foresail, and the sky made a patch of glorious blue in the ignobly soiled canvas.
A name applied to the fife-rail pins, also called Tack-pins.
Our strange mate stood against the fife-rail of the mainmast, apparently too intent on the sky and sea for speaking.
As the water on the deck subsided the men on the fife-rail left their refuge.
Had I remained by the fife-rail three seconds longer than I did, my brains would have been dashed out.
In line-of-battle ships it is generally placed on the fife-rail in the centre and foremost part of the poop.
At the foot of each mast there is a contrivance for securing ropes, called the fife-rail.
He found himself unable to stand up; and he reeled to the mainmast, where Professor Stoute was already moored to the fife-rail.
Out of the wash, Tony, the Greek, crawled on hands and knees and sank down helplessly at the fife-rail.