- n. Sailor; also "mate;" boon companion.
- From the French. (Wiktionary)
“I navigator and you matelot, merely share this passage, this berth, this bunk bed, with me on top.”
“Confused but good points above. on January 19, 2008 at 2: 37 pm | Reply Guzz matelot”
“And … again as stated earlier …. the squaddie/matelot/brylcream boy would have sorted the gobby person out.”
“Being an ex matelot myself, I would not have done anything different and gone along with whatever the Iranians told me to do for the benefit of the camera.”
“Interesting, I personally object to the teacher being lashed, but is our house in order? on November 27, 2007 at 8: 47 pm | Reply Guzz matelot”
“French glossary: coucher = to lie down matelas = mattress matelot = sailor vouloir = to want”
“An American woman goes into a department store in France and says, "Je voudrai un matelot.”
“Close up, she was ten years too old even for Gaius, and probably married to a slobbish matelot who beat her.”
“He is dressed as an old-fashioned matelot, with a blue-and-white striped sweater, tight bell bottom trousers, and a white neckerchief.”
“Boudancourt was yelling similar instructions to his own people; among them, the m'decin-major and a matelot were helping Elspeth down to the nearest boat.”
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