shipmate

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noun ship·mate \-ˌmāt\

Definition of shipmate

  1. :  a fellow sailor

1748

First Known Use of shipmate

1748


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shipmate

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noun ship·mate \-ˌmāt\

Definition of shipmate for English Language Learners

  • : a sailor who works or sails on the same ship as another sailor

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