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synonyms for seamen

  • beachcomber
  • gob
  • mate
  • merman
  • middy
  • midshipman
  • navigator
  • pilot
  • sailor
  • salt
  • seafarer
  • skipper
  • tar
  • cockswain
  • jacky
  • sea dog
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How to use seamen in a sentence

The number of seamen was fixed at ten thousand, a great force, according to the notions of that age, for a time of peace.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Few people know that large numbers of the splendid seamen who man our North Sea fishing fleets are arrant Cockneys.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Now, it will be noticed that foreign seamen in general are dreadfully afraid of taking to the boat.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The two seamen made a good meal of some cold fish and bread and the bottle of wine, most of which latter going down Dan's throat.
YOUNG GLORY AND THE SPANISH CRUISERWALTER FENTON MOTT
The number of seamen and colonists who embarked at Leith was twelve hundred.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Up and down the yard all the morning and seeing the seamen exercise, which they do already very handsomely.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Beriberi, a disease observed especially among seamen, appears at times in our coast towns.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
This victory made him the greatest sailor in the whole American war, and the most famous of all American seamen.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
She is really a model ship, charming officers and charming seamen.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The majority of members of the Squadron own, and chiefly (p. 20) use, large yachts, but not a few of them are practical seamen.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
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