Midship

Part of speech: adverb

MIDSHIPS.

Part of speech: adjective

At or pertaining to the middle of a vessel's hull.

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Usage examples "midship":

  1. You'll go off by the midship gangway on the starboard side. - "Graveyard of Dreams", Henry Beam Piper.
  2. With the seventy- five foot main- boom sheeted in to her rail, with the thirty- seven- foot spike bowsprit poking a lane in the sea when she dove and a path among the clouds when she lifted, with her midship rail all but flush with the sea and the night breeze to sing to her- of course she liked it, and she showed her liking. - "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.
  3. The wild sea moaned, the black clouds spread Moving shadows on its bed, But one of us lay midship dead. - "Poems", Elizabeth Stoddard.