foretopman

noun
fore·​top·​man | \ ˈfȯr-ˌtäp-mən How to pronounce foretopman (audio) , -təp- \

Definition of foretopman

: a sailor on duty on the foremast and above

First Known Use of foretopman

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Foretopman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foretopman. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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