from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See able seaman.
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- n. A seaman, especially one in the merchant navy, who has been trained or certified in all routine duties; a member of the Royal Navy rated between ordinary seaman and leading seaman or boatswain's mate
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- n. a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills
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