“On both sides, between the fore and main shrouds, guys had been stretched, just low enough for the foreboom to swing clear; and from each of these guys at least fifty bunches of bananas were suspended.”
“On both sides, between the fore and main shrouds, guys had been stretched, just low enough for the fore-boom to swing clear; and from each of these guys at least fifty bunches of bananas were suspended.”
“She was standing a dozen feet away, one hand resting on the main shrouds and her body swaying gently to the slight roll of the ship.”
“At this point we were wont to summon courage and rush out, with the kitchen poker and a candle shapeless with tallow shrouds from the strong draughts.”
“On SunRail trains, they will sit about 3 feet above the rails in insulated boxes called shrouds that push the sound forward and diminish noise to the sides.”
“We had one here, that's either 49 or 409, maybe 409, time kind of shrouds my mind.”
“Besides stays and backstays, the masts have "shrouds" to strengthen them.”
“Howbeit I had soon unravelled some fifty yards of good stout twine, and abundance of more yet to hand together with the heavier ropes such as shrouds and back-stays.”
“He will practise him a good deal upon the "shrouds," so as to accustom his feet and fingers to the "ratlines" and other ropes, and will even permit him to pass a number of times through the "lubber's hole," instead of forcing him to climb back downwards by the "futtock shrouds.”
“The instructions are pretty clear, though she does make some assumptions about how well her audience knows terminology when talking about "shrouds," "cotter keys," and "steeply-vaulted ceiling," none of which is defined.”
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