watermanship

noun
wa·ter·man·ship | \ˈwȯ-tər-mən-ˌship, ˈwä-\

Definition of watermanship 

: the business, skill, or art of a waterman: such as

a : technique or expertness in rowing

b : technique or expertness in swimming

First Known Use of watermanship

1830, in the meaning defined above

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