Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pilot who conducts vessels along a coast.
- n. A detailed description of a coast, with instructions for navigating it.
- n. Also coasting-pilot.
“The commandant of Oyapok gave M. M.rtel, moreover, a coast-pilot, to accompany him to the frontiers.”
Perils and Captivity Comprising The sufferings of the Picard family after the shipwreck of the Medusa, in the year 1816; Narrative of the captivity of M. de Brisson, in the year 1785; Voyage of Madame Godin along the river of the Amazons, in the year 1770.
“Signal for a coast-pilot, -- weighed and sailed as soon as he came.”
“I lost my property and a portion of that of others, because I was not present at the time of the wreck, as my general ordered myself and a coast-pilot the day before to go to look for fresh provisions.”
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