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  • Tortugas, and some say he war 'scullin' round in dat boat you hab, wid'e young woman, eh? "

    Jack Tier

  • And sure enough, shipmates, when we went aft and had a look for ourselves, there was two sharks just playin 'about under the starn, scullin' here and there, lazy-like, but never goin 'very far away.

    The Log of a Privateersman

  • "What! so you're a-goin 'in for scullin' then?" demanded the young waterman as the boat put off.

    The Willoughby Captains

  • "Where you been scullin 'to, 'bout on dat reef, Jack, wid dem' ere women, I won'er now?" demanded Josh, after tasting the cabin soup, in order to ascertain how near it was to being done.

    Jack Tier

  • Pinian'll beat the cake out of him, sure as scullin '. "

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • You need scullin 'if you want to make time and the wind's in the wrong quarter" which it was then.

    Web Of The Witch World

  • "Well, 'twas just as I'd caught a glimpse, as I thought, of the peak of the _Lily's_ gaff-topsail, that I sees, about fifty fathom away, the fin of that shark scullin 'quietly along.

    For Treasure Bound

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