waister

noun

waist·​er
ˈwāstə(r)
plural -s
: a usually green or broken-down seaman stationed in the waist of a ship (as a whaling vessel)

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“Waister.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waister. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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