Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Pilot that weathered the Storm (The).

 Pilot Fish.Pilpay’ or Bidpay. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Pilot that weathered the Storm (The).
William Pitt, son of the first Earl of Chatham. George Canning, in 1802, wrote a song so called in compliment to William Pitt, who steered us safely through the European storm stirred up by Napoleon.   1

 Pilot Fish.Pilpay’ or Bidpay. 

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