deckhand

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noun deck·hand \ ˈdek-ˌhand \

Definition of deckhand

:a sailor who performs manual duties

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First Known Use of deckhand

1844


DECKHAND Defined for English Language Learners

deckhand

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Definition of deckhand for English Language Learners

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


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