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deckhand

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noun deck·hand \ˈdek-ˌhand\

Simple Definition of deckhand

  • : a worker on a ship who does work that does not require special training

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of deckhand

  1. :  a sailor who performs manual duties

1844

First Known Use of deckhand

1844


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