Usage examples for Earline

  1. We are here alone, and your Honor will account it no boasting, if I say that a man, well limbed and active, who stands six feet between plank and earline is not likely to be led against his will, like a yawl towing at the stern of a four- and- forty. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper