- It was the sight of the big, brown guns did it, and the cutlasses in their racks, and the clean- limbed, bare- throated Jackies, and the watch- officer stamping the deck just as though he were at sea, with his glass and side- arms. - "Captain Macklin", Richard Harding Davis.
- I had known him in his own home with his wife and babies, as well as on shipboard among his men, and had observed at close hand the gracious personality which had the power to draw everyone to him and make him the idol both of his own children and the officers and jackies of the British fleet. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.
- The Agnes has got under way again, and we'd stopped wavin' good- by to the jackies, when I catches a glimpse of a head bein' poked cautious out from under the canvas cover of one of our lifeboats. - "Wilt Thou Torchy", Sewell Ford.