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An Egyptian military spokesman said in a statement that five sailors were injured and eight remain missing.

However, these “potty-mouthed princesses” curse like proverbial sailors to prove a point.

A motley crew of former sailors led by Commodore Joshua Barney mounted the only real resistance to the British.

They happened to men, to women, to young and old, to scientists and sailors, to the bereft and to the content.

The credits relieved the sailors and owners of tariffs, essentially tax payments they had to make on supplies for the fishery.

The sailors sometimes use it to fry their meat, for want of butter, and find it agreeable enough.

The sailors were all in amazement, and asked me a thousand questions, which I had no inclination to answer.

The sailors had hoped they would be able to shield the Southern point of the Peninsula by interposing their ships but they can't.

Since they have the authority, they send the best sailors that we have here in those ships.

It was principally confined to the lower classes, and was common among soldiers and sailors.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sailors, such as: band, company, corps, crowd, gang, and squad.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.