Definition of sailmaker
: a person or company that cuts, assembles, and sews sails and canvas parts for boats
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So Khan began hiring master ship's carpenters, sailmakers, ropemakers, and blacksmiths to build scale-model boats, helping them amass expertise and craftsmanship while providing scores of jobs.
James Forten, the wealthy black Philadelphia sailmaker, kept Garrison afloat at critical moments.
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