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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHIPMATE

He looked like a harbinger of tempest, a shipmate of the Flying Dutchman.

He was the first, and only Prince I ever had for a shipmate.

You were a little under the weather yesterday, shipmate—what was the cause of it?

They were touched by their own readiness to alleviate a shipmate's misery.

He was a native of Hull, and a shipmate of mine on board the 'Westmoreland.'

George was the son of my shipmate, who witnessed the whole affair.

And Miss Avondale was the "party" this man's shipmate was watching!

Do you think he won't do me a turn, when it's to help himself in the end, shipmate?'

He felt no pain, and scarcely knew whether it was his own or that of a shipmate.

Dick described the arrival of the young lord and his shipmate.

WORD ORIGIN

1748, from ship (n.) + mate (n.1).

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