bar pilot

noun

Definition of bar pilot

: a pilot who navigates a ship from a pilot station over a bar and often into the harbor or to the docks

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“Bar pilot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bar%20pilot. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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