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Pronunciation : Sea"man
Part of Speech : n.;
Definition : Defn: A merman; the male of the mermaid. [R.] "Not to mention mermaids or seamen." Locke.

pl. Seamen (.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sea"man
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [AS. sæman.]
Definition : Defn: One whose occupation is to assist in the management of ships at sea; a mariner; a sailor; -- applied both to officers and common mariners, but especially to the latter. Opposed to landman, or landsman. Able seaman, a sailor who is practically conversant with all the duties of common seamanship. -- ordinary seaman. See Ordinary.

pl. Seamen.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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