American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Seaman, Elizabeth Cochrane Pen name Nelly Bly (blī) 1864?-1922. American journalist known for her muckraking articles in the New York World, particularly an exposé on conditions in mental institutions. She also wrote an account of her 72-day journey around the world.
“It is, perhaps, not widely known that the profession of a Seaman is one requiring the highest qualifications and, incidentally, it is a profession which doesn't always bring an adequate reward.”
“At the suggestion of one of our readers, therefore, we've put up this one - dedicated to Mr Bean aka Seaman Arthur Batchelor.”
“The landing-master's boat, called the Seaman, but more commonly called the Lifeboat, took the lead.”
“The following year, Dana produced a small volume on seamanship, entitled The Seaman's Friend.”
“Well, in Topeka, one of the High Schools is named "Seaman".”
“(No character with the designation of 'Seaman' appeared in the show.)”
“Vivarium's "Seaman" sold more than 150,000 copies since July.”
“a thoroughbred called Seaman, who was by no means every one's horse.”
“And I have read the 'Seaman's Friend,' and 'Two Years Before the Mast,' so I do know a little bit about how things ought to go.”
“Seaman," said Ludar, "relieve the maiden at the helm, and bid her come hither.”
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