portsman

noun

ports·​man
ˈpōrtsmən
plural portsmen
: an inhabitant or citizen of one of the English Cinque Ports

Word History

Etymology

Cinque Ports, group of seaport towns in southeast England + English man

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“Portsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/portsman. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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