The others, embarked in fourteen polacres, were anchored under the care of our ships.
"The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)" by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
She was astern just now, and she is abreast of the polacre now, as near as I can make out.
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
I must confer with the captain about a little cruise he can undertake even to-day with his polacre.
"The Knight of Malta" by Eugene Sue