What does the word pinnace mean?

Usage examples for pinnace

  1. The 9th there arose a great storm, when we lost sight of our pinnace, being driven from her by the violence of the gale. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  2. While thus talking, our pinnace was observed coming ashore well armed, on which the natives went away. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  3. He at once, therefore, made up his mind to send the pinnace, with a fresh crew, in search of the dhow. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
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