seamanship

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noun sea·man·ship \ˈsē-mən-ˌship\

Definition of seamanship

  1. :  the art or skill of handling, working, and navigating a ship

Examples of seamanship in a sentence

  1. The captain shows great seamanship.

1756

First Known Use of seamanship

1756


SEAMANSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

seamanship

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noun sea·man·ship \ˈsē-mən-ˌship\

Definition of seamanship for English Language Learners

  • : skill in sailing or operating a ship


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