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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A boy servant aboard a ship.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A boy or young man who is employed to serve as an attendant for passengers or crew members on a ship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a boy whose duty is to wait on the officers and passengers in the cabin of a ship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A boy employed to wait on the officers and passengers in the cabin of a ship.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a young man acting as a servant on a ship

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