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shellback

See definition of shellback on Dictionary.com
  • as injack
  • as insailor
  • as insea dog
  • as inveteran

synonyms for shellback

  • bluejacket
  • boater
  • cadet
  • diver
  • jack-tar
  • lascar
  • marine
  • mariner
  • mate
  • middy
  • navigator
  • pilot
  • pirate
  • salt
  • seafarer
  • seaman
  • shipmate
  • swab
  • tar
  • tarpaulin
  • windjammer
  • able-bodied sailor
  • circumnavigator
  • deck hand
  • hearty
  • midshipman/woman
  • old salt
  • sea dog
  • sea person
  • swabber
  • swabbie
  • water dog
  • yachter
  • boater
  • cadet
  • diver
  • marine
  • pilot
  • bluejacket
  • jack
  • lascar
  • mariner
  • mate
  • middy
  • navigator
  • pirate
  • salt
  • seafarer
  • shipmate
  • swab
  • tar
  • tarpaulin
  • windjammer
  • able-bodied sailor
  • circumnavigator
  • deck hand
  • hearty
  • midshipman/woman
  • old salt
  • sea dog
  • sea person
  • swabber
  • swabbie
  • water dog
  • yachter
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How to use shellback in a sentence

How could he give his life, with all its fair possibilities, all its high hopes, for this worn-out old shellback?
THE MOVING FINGERMARY GAUNT
At seven o'clock we dined together in the saloon—the skipper, an old shellback whom Walworth had picked up, sitting down with us.
THE BEAUTIFUL WHITE DEVILGUY BOOTHBY
The word was no sooner spoken than our shellback again excelled himself.
A LABRADOR DOCTORWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
“The old shellback has our skipper,” whispered Captain Folsom to the boys.
THE RADIO BOYS WITH THE REVENUE GUARDSGERALD BRECKENRIDGE
Skinner, you don't suppose Matt's like every other shellback of a skipper?
CAPPY RICKS RETIRESPETER B. KYNE
Mr. Bixby: Can any one here tell me where seedlings of the big western shellback, Carya laciniosa, can be obtained?
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THEVARIOUS
The amateur shellback caught sight of Barry, standing regarding him with an amused grin, and he ceased his labors.
GOLD OUT OF CELEBESAYLWARD EDWARD DINGLE
Bill Blunt was called into the consultation, for the old shellback had established his worth as a man of action.
GOLD OUT OF CELEBESAYLWARD EDWARD DINGLE
I'm only a drunken old shellback, an' I ought to be struck dead for my bloody sins.
RDAN THE DEVIL AND OTHER STORIESLOUIS BECKE
"There's never a flat foot nor a shellback but will tell you same thing, messmate," agreed Ferral heartily.
MOTOR MATT'S HARD LUCKSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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