Recent Examples of purser from the Web
And that's just fine, says Bayley, who started at Royal Caribbean 37 years ago as an assistant purser on the Nordic Prince — a ship one-twelfth the size of Symphony.
Every crew member dresses the same, except for the purser who wears a brown color.
Valuable coins, jewelry and a purser’s safe are among the valuables the diver’s expect to find.
The poor purser stands his ground as the line of four-wheelers and humans tries to change course and move around him.
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Origin and Etymology of purser
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of purser for English Language Learners
: an officer on a ship whose job is to handle matters relating to money for the passengers and crew and to make sure passengers are comfortable and have what they need
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