And therefore my choice is not that of the sailor's in the shipwreck.
"Is Life Worth Living?" by William Hurrell Mallock
A sailor's emphatic word for anything choice, large, fine, or powerful.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The German, Ernst, and another sailor of Macready's choice, were shortly ready to set out.
"She Buildeth Her House" by Will Comfort