a bed of the Empire period having raised ends terminating in outward scrolls.
a wading bird, Cochlearius cochlearius, of tropical America, related to the herons, having a broad bill resembling an inverted boat. Historical Examples Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891 Various Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891 Various noun a nocturnal tropical American wading bird, Cochlearius cochlearius, similar […]
water boatman. backswimmer. Historical Examples Grim: The Story of a Pike Svend Fleuron
a person who builds boats. Historical Examples The Bandbox Louis Joseph Vance Captain Canot Brantz Mayer Battles with the Sea R.M. Ballantyne Rhoda Fleming, Complete George Meredith The Spell of the White Sturgeon James Arthur Kjelgaard The Bandbox Louis Joseph Vance Some Notes on Shipbuilding and Shipping in Colonial Virginia Cerinda W. Evans The Story […]
a superstructure deck on which most of the lifeboats of a ship are stowed. Historical Examples Command William McFee A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill Alice Hegan Rice Merchantmen-at-Arms David W. Bone Tell England Ernest Raymond An Unsinkable Titanic John Bernard Walker Pincher Martin, O.D. H. Taprell Dorling The Destroyer Burton Egbert Stevenson The U-boat hunters […]