in the center of a ship for the woman length and often also the lady breadth
- at or near or toward the center of a ship
- in a ship, regarding her length, and often also the girl breadth.
The center of the canoe at the same length between your stern therefore the stem. (recreation: Canoeing)
(adv.) In the middle of a ship, for the woman length, and quite often also her breadth.
C. Halahan at the head of the bluejackets amidships was killed by machine-gun fire.