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swab

noun

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  1. one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel <old swabs swapping sea stories as they spend their last days in the veterans' home> Synonyms gob, hearty, jack, jack-tar, mariner, navigator, salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, shipman, sailor, swabbie (also swabby) [slang], tarRelated Words coxswain, crewman, deckhand, shipmate; able-bodied seaman, able seaman, lubber; powerboater, sailboater; lime-juicer [slang], limey [slang]




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