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midshipman

noun mid·ship·man \ˈmid-ˌship-mən, ˌmid-ˈ\

: someone who is being trained to become an officer in the U.S. Navy

: an officer who is of the lowest rank in the British Navy

Full Definition of MIDSHIPMAN

:  a person in training for a naval commission; especially :  a student in a naval academy
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First Known Use of MIDSHIPMAN

1662
MIDSHIPMAN Defined for Kids

midshipman

noun mid·ship·man \ˈmid-ˌship-mən\
plural mid·ship·men \-mən\

Definition of MIDSHIPMAN for Kids

:  a person who is training to become an officer in the navy

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