Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A three-legged iron pot with two ears to which was attached a wire handle for suspension on a crane over a fire.

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Examples

  • He wore his best go-ashore clothes, a stiff collar, black coat, large white waistcoat, grey trousers.

    Falk, by Joseph Conrad

  • He wore his best go-ashore clothes, a stiff collar, black coat, large white waistcoat, grey trousers.

    Falk; Amy Foster; To-Morrow

  • Tunis Latham in his go-ashore uniform and cap was no unsightly figure.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove A Story of Cape Cod

  • Buckets of fresh water, (which we were allowed in port,) and soap, were put in use; go-ashore jackets and trowsers got out and brushed; pumps, neckerchiefs, and hats overhauled; one lending to another; so that among the whole each one got a good fit-out.

    Chapter XVI. Liberty-Day on Shore

  • Our liberty had now truly taken flight, and with it we laid away our pumps, stockings, blue jackets, neckerchiefs, and other go-ashore paraphernalia, and putting on old duck trowsers, red shirts, and Scotch caps, began taking out and landing our hides.

    Chapter XVII. San Diego-A Desertion-San Pedro Again-Beating up Coast

  • He wore his best go-ashore clothes, a stiff collar, black coat, large white waistcoat, grey trousers.

    Falk; Amy Foster; To-Morrow

  • He wore his best go-ashore clothes, a stiff collar, black coat, large white waistcoat, grey trousers.

    Falk

  • (Sailors were great dandies in those days, and every one of the little ports from the Firth to the Foreland had its own particular fashion in the matter of go-ashore rig.)

    The Romance of the Coast

  • Buckets of fresh water, (which we were allowed in port,) and soap, were put in use; go-ashore jackets and trowsers got out and brushed; pumps, neckerchiefs, and hats overhauled; one lending to another; so that among the whole each one got a good fit-out.

    Two years before the mast, and twenty-four years after: a personal narrative

  • Our liberty had now truly taken flight, and with it we laid away our pumps, stockings, blue jackets, neckerchiefs, and other go-ashore paraphernalia, and putting on old duck trowsers, red shirts, and Scotch caps, began taking out and landing our hides.

    Two years before the mast, and twenty-four years after: a personal narrative

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