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  • n. A flying bridge

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house


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  • One photo showed me in a two-piece bathing suit on the ladder of the flybridge.

    Healed by Horses

  • Up on the flybridge, Darlene Braswell stood beside her husband, watching her daughter closely.

    Excerpt: Blackwater Sound by James Hall

  • I'd suffered one before on Kedge-Lockaby when I fell off my sub's flybridge, drunk as a skunk.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • Sam stood at the helm on the flybridge and looked over his shoulder as the coast of North Carolina receded into a blur behind him, before settling into the single swivel chair.


  • Curious, and wary that perhaps news of their find had somehow managed to leak, Jared climbed the steps to the flybridge, his binoculars in hand.


  • Somewhere down below, someone had a radio playing, and the sweet sound of a saxophone floated up to the flybridge.


  • Sam stood atop the flybridge and watched the waves below billow and foam.


  • She lowered the glasses and bit her bottom lip, wishing things were different between them, wishing she could have been there to watch Sam sketch the bones of the ship, rather than here, on the flybridge alone, on this very beautiful late-spring evening.


  • From the flybridge of the Annie G., Rachel had had a good view of the Shearwater.


  • Sam thought of Rachel, up on his flybridge, building the Shearwater through the waves.



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