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swabbie

noun, slang
variants: also

swabby

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  1. one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel the pirate captain cried, “Ahoy, me swabbies, 'tis time to hoist the Jolly Roger!” Synonyms of swabbie gob, hearty, jack, jack-tar, mariner, navigator, salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, shipman, swab, sailor (also swabby) [slang], tarWords Related to swabbie coxswain, crewman, deckhand, shipmate; able-bodied seaman, able seaman, lubber; powerboater, sailboater; lime-juicer [slang], limey [slang]


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