swabbie

noun
swab·​bie | \ˈswä-bē \
variants: or less commonly swabby
plural swabbies

Definition of swabbie 

slang

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Examples of swabbie in a Sentence

the pirate captain cried, “Ahoy, me swabbies, 'tis time to hoist the Jolly Roger!”

First Known Use of swabbie

1944, in the meaning defined above

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