Pilot-house

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pilot-house an enclosed place on deck to shelter the steering-gear and the pilot—also Wheel-house
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. pilote—Dut. piloot, from peilen, to sound, loot (Ger. loth, Eng. lead), a sounding-lead.

Usage

In literature:

Scarcely had this been accomplished when Asa Carey rushed down upon him from the pilot house.
"The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle" by Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
When he entered the pilot-house of his party, men knew something was going to happen.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
SECTIONAL VIEW OF MONITOR THROUGH TURRET AND PILOT-HOUSE.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
I strolled forward to the pilot house, stopping to chat for an instant with Miss Berry, who lay in a steamer chair under the awning.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
He heard the captain in the pilot-house shouting down the tube.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
The only vulnerable point was the pilot-house.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
The pilot-house is on this upper deck, forward of the centre.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
From pilot-house and deck windows the men looked eagerly forth.
"The Sargasso of Space" by Edmond Hamilton
On the terrace of the Pilot's house was a garden-seat, on which sat Rose Summerhayes and Scarlett.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace
He heard something hum past his head and plunk into the pilot house behind him.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The pilot-house is simplicity itself, being made of a piece of curved tin with three windows cut in it.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
He rushed to the pilot-house.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
As it was, by the time she reached the house to which he good-naturedly piloted her, the fierce storm was raging in earnest.
"Jolly Sally Pendleton" by Laura Jean Libbey
The Major, standing beside the pilot house, could not deny himself the pleasure of answering for the other.
"Up the Forked River" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
He saw that she had no Texas on board of her, her pilot-house being seated on the roof of the cabin.
"Elam Storm, The Wolfer" by Harry Castlemon
Captain Petersen was now occupying the little bridge just forward of the pilot house.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Alaska" by Frank Gee Patchin
Burke and Burdette stood together in the pilot house.
"Mrs. Cliff's Yacht" by Frank R. Stockton
He looked up at the pilot-house.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
Steadily she approached, bravely stemming the racing current, until at length her smoke-stack and pilot-house appeared above the bank.
"The Frontiersman" by H. A. Cody
He and the pilot were in the pilot-house and both sprang for the opening.
"Stories of Our Naval Heroes" by Various
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In poetry:

Pilot boat, lighthouse,
Stiff green sea —
House-flag and number
Plain as can be —
"Portrait Of A Lady-2" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

The Pilot House shelter in Hyannis has kept many a homeless man from sinking further.
Jefferson County legislators approve COR housing PILOT.
Mercer County pilot project delivers the services of assisted living to apartment houses and neighborhoods with a concentration of retirees.
The US House Committee on Small Business, chaired by Rep Sam Graves, a longtime pilot and EAA member, heard from a number of aviation business owners Wednesday on the potential devastating impact of user fees on general aviation.
Houses a state-of-the-art pilot plant with product development and testing lines.
House Bill Sets Up Pilot Project for Distributing GME Funds.
Thanks for the article on efforts being made to help Pilot House survive (May 25).
The House Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a measure calling for airline pilots to be armed in the cockpit.
Blue Star , a 1987 86.5 ft Raised Pilot House Burger, returned home to the Burger shipyard to have routine maintenance performed.
Potsdam housing development plans may proceed without PILOT.
Lakes & Pines Community Action Council, Inc, has been awarded $700,000 in grant funds from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) to administer a Rental Rehabilitation Deferred Loan (RRDL) Pilot Program.
2 die in Pilot Hill house fire.
JCIDA to send out policy that allows PILOTs for housing, approval without taxing jurisdiction consent.
Listen to the Bruce Brunch with Tom Cunningham Sunday morning from 9AM-11AM for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see the Bruce Brunch LIVE at the River Watch Restaurant & Lounge (formerly the Pilot House) for the 9th Anniversary Bash.
In interesting GOP 2010 news, The Hill reports that the GOP tried to recruit everybody's favorite Miracle on the Hudson pilot Captain Sully to run for a House seat in California.
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