crow's nest


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Noun1.crow's nest - platform for a lookout at or near the top of a mastcrow's nest - platform for a lookout at or near the top of a mast
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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When Captain Sleet in person stood his mast-head in this crow's nest of his, he tells us that he always had a rifle with him (also fixed in the rack), together with a powder flask and shot, for the purpose of popping off the stray narwhales, or vagrant sea unicorns infesting those waters; for you cannot successfully shoot at them from the deck owing to the resistance of the water, but to shoot down upon them is a very different thing.
"But we wanted a crow's nest for nature study," explained Anne.
Known to the Canadians during World War I as the Crow's Nest, It might pass unnoticed in many parts of the world.
CROW'S NEST Venice's waterfront landmark since 1976, the Crow's Nest offers casual fine dining in a beautiful marina setting.
Now they are banking on hitting the jackpot with a race-night, at the Crow's Nest in Whitestone, on Friday, June 7.
Thus, officers had no access to binoculars on the bridge or in the crow's nest - and 1,517 people perished when the ship hit an iceberg on April 15, 1912.
Francis Turney and William Carson, who formerly worked on the Crow's Nest Pass Railway, made the following statement to a reporter of The Tribune today.
Sackets, and Crow's Nest is a novel for young adults about a ten-year-old boy visiting his grandma for the summer.
THE Crow's Nest is a traditional pub based in rural Crosby that has a regular customer base who enjoy a selection of cask ales on offer.
Behind the two cabs is the Crow's Nest pub, which was run by John Bell.