port watcher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n port watcher a watchman on a wharf
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Usage

In literature:

When the smoke lifted, the eager watchers saw a great yawning hole in the port bow of the Almirante Oquendo.
"Young Peoples' History of the War with Spain" by Prescott Holmes
The straining watchers saw a port open suddenly, emit a flame-erupting something, and close as rapidly as it had opened.
"Spacehounds of IPC" by Edward Elmer Smith
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