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topsails

topsails Sentence Examples

  • The first time we reefed topsails at sea, the captain was on deck: he said nothing, but merely looked on.

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  • Although we carried no topsails at all, the ship seemed to heel over more than ever.

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  • A use of this was recorded in the London Gazette in 1697: " I braced my main topsails aback.

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  • There were 2 to 4 triangular topsails above the yard onthe mainmast.

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  • Frederick II., in his later years (1571-1588), aspired to the dominion of all the seas which washed the Scandinavian coasts, and before he died he was able to enforce the rule that all foreign ships should strike their topsails to Danish men-of-war as a token of his right to rule the northern seas.

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  • The first time we reefed topsails at sea, the captain was on deck: he said nothing, but merely looked on.

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  • Although we carried no topsails at all, the ship seemed to heel over more than ever.

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  • A use of this was recorded in the London Gazette in 1697: I braced my main topsails aback.

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  • There were 2 to 4 triangular topsails above the yard onthe mainmast.

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  • Frederick II., in his later years (1571-1588), aspired to the dominion of all the seas which washed the Scandinavian coasts, and before he died he was able to enforce the rule that all foreign ships should strike their topsails to Danish men-of-war as a token of his right to rule the northern seas.

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