Definition of seamanship
: the art or skill of handling, working, and navigating a ship
Examples of seamanship in a Sentence
The captain shows great seamanship.
Recent Examples of seamanship from the Web
Since at least the Elizabethan era, English identity had been bound up with English seamanship and imperial expansion.
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First Known Use of seamanship
SEAMANSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seamanship for English Language Learners
: skill in sailing or operating a ship
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