This was Tom Goldsmith, a messmate, and the very man under whose rug I had been sleeping, at quarters.
I was only wondering, sir, whether him or she had a messmate down in the hole.
Holloa, messmate, cast here a few coppers to help to revictual a hulk all the doctors in the world could not refit for sea!
This to his companions, while Smith stood looking on in horror, and turned to his messmate.
I got paid off, and then I met my messmate, and we had some talk about the matter.
Wriggs chuckled, and his messmate went on, but frowned and scowled at him all the time.
messmate o' mine on the Bedford, and afore that on the Vesuvius bomb.
We mix them nicely up here, and throw in a thief for a messmate.
I should enjoy it more if I had a messmate to talk to about it.
“I belonged to her at the time,” said my messmate Dick Hagger.