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noun as in mariner

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Seamen must constantly move between the pitch black of below decks and the bright sunshine above.

There were 29 of us aboard the ship: scientists, oceanographers, technicians, computer experts, and ordinary seamen.

When their fears are realized and the island looks likely to “shrivel and die” the seamen are driven to drastic measures.

Long gone seamen and traders made Italian its lingua franca.

It had 168 seamen aboard and was held for more than six months.

The number of seamen was fixed at ten thousand, a great force, according to the notions of that age, for a time of peace.

Few people know that large numbers of the splendid seamen who man our North Sea fishing fleets are arrant Cockneys.

Now, it will be noticed that foreign seamen in general are dreadfully afraid of taking to the boat.

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.

The number of seamen and colonists who embarked at Leith was twelve hundred.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seamen, such as: gob, sailor, mate, skipper, seafarer, and navigator.

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