Part of speech: adverb

Half- way between stem and stern.

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Usage examples "amidships":

  1. As he emerged he saw the stolid face of Hansen at the wheel, his pale blue eyes glancing at the set of his canvas and then taking on a glint as they turned amidships. - "A Man to His Mate", J. Allan Dunn.
  2. Already badly damaged, a second German shell had now burst amidships with a loud explosion. - "The Boy Allies at Jutland", Robert L. Drake.
  3. As he passed along the main deck, half a dozen crewmen were already unlashing the longboat from its berth amidships. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.