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noun, plural seamen.
a person skilled in seamanship.
a person whose trade or occupation is assisting in the handling, sailing, and navigating of a ship during a voyage, especially one below the rank of officer; sailor.
U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. an enlisted person ranking below petty officer.
Elizabeth Cochrane
[kok-ruh n] /ˈkɒk rən/ (Show IPA) original name of Nellie Bly.
noun (pl) -men
a rating trained in seamanship as opposed to electrical engineering, etc
a man who serves as a sailor
a person skilled in seamanship


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  • Seamanlike

    adjective 1. like or befitting a seaman; showing good seamanship.

  • Seaman-recruit

    noun, U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. 1. a noncommissioned enlisted person of the lowest rank. Abbreviation: SR.

  • Seamanship

    noun 1. knowledge and skill pertaining to the operation, navigation, management, safety, and maintenance of a ship. noun 1. skill in and knowledge of the work of navigating, maintaining, and operating a vessel

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