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Usage examples for quoin

  1. " No, sir," answered Quoin – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  2. Quoin stood out, and spoke for the crowd. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  3. One of the Mate's watch and Quoin were with him. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  4. " 'e's singin' out for some one to go aft an' relieve ther wheel," said Quoin who had gone to the door to listen. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  5. As I passed him my box, Quoin looked up from his game. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  6. " I carn't understand 'ow it is ther Second Mate didn't 'appen to spot it," Quoin said, in a puzzled voice. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  7. Run in the quoin and, blast the brig, give her a point- blanker! – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. I thought I saw him look at Quoin significantly; but Stubbins, I noticed, looked only at me. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  9. There was no hesitation whatever, now; and the first man to come forward was Quoin – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  10. A sentinel started out from the quoin of a wall to stop us, but when we had told our errand he became as friendly as a brother. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  11. " Knock away the quoin entirely;" he said to the captain of the gun, when he had got the range; " now mind her when she lifts, forward; keep the ship steady, Sir- fire!" – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  12. " Ye're a fule, Quoin – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  13. They were mounted on wooden truck carriages and were given elevation by handspikes applied under the breech, a quoin or a wedge shaped piece of wood being pushed in to hold the breech up in position. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  14. Quoin concluded the lighting of his pipe. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  15. " We sees 'im, Sir," added Quoin – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  16. Perhaps I should not exclude Quoin who still persisted, on every occasion, that there was a stowaway aboard. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  17. " Might 'ave been a stowaway, yer know," I heard Quoin the one who had suggested it before, remark to one of the A. B's named Stubbins- a short, rather surly- looking chap. – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson