Examples of seaman in a Sentence
a weathered old seaman who now captains a tour boat
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Calder regarded himself as a fairly experienced seaman after those earlier voyages.
And in that case why not make the subsidy explicit, nationalize shipping and make all U.S. taxpayers pay for ships and seamen, rather than enrich a few companies and foist the bill for higher costs on Puerto Ricans, Hawaiians and Alaskans?
Ten years earlier, Ellida was engaged to a seaman who, after murdering a captain, was forced to escape but asked her to wait for his return.
At the gangway, about the only welcome comes from the pastor at the seaman’s church who offers the crew a ride somewhere.
Why the ship sank is a mystery, but a recent expedition to explore the ship's remains has turned up a number of artifacts, chief among them a large seaman's chest whose contents remain yet to be determined.
His father Donald King was a merchant seaman, and his mom Nellie raised Stephen and his older brother as a single mother after his dad went to get cigarettes and never came back, when Stephen was just two years old.
He is identified as a seaman, which suggests his vocation.
According to this article, David Sebe Agyeman Darku of Albion Street and a native of the Gold Coast was a seaman alleged to have attacked prison guard Grahame John Balch (sic) at Winston Green Prison, Birmingham.
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First Known Use of seaman
before 12th century
SEAMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seaman for English Language Learners
: an experienced sailor
: a sailor in the U.S. or British Navy or the U.S. Coast Guard who is not an officer
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