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- n. A native Indian boatswain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The boatswain of a Lascar or East Ondian crew.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the East Indies, the boatswain of a lascar crew; also, the skipper of a small native vessel.
A serang is a person of importance, far above a stoker, though the stoker draws better pay.
This "serang" had to be a first-class diver himself, and had also to be acquainted with the manoeuvring of a small boat.
Selama ini mereka sebenarnya sudah saling serang secara sengit tetapi tidak secara berhadap-hadapan.
Para calon agaknya masih ragu-ragu untuk saling serang secara berhadap-hadapan dalam forum terbuka.
Normatif, miskin gagasan segar, seragam dan tidak ada saling serang.
Jika gagasannya sudah berbeda ketiganya harus saling serang.
Di depan orangnya bersikap manis-manis, tetapi diluar saling serang dengan pedas.
With a cry to the serang to cast loose and row after him, Desmond took a header into the stream, and with a few strokes gained the drowning man's side.
The serang gave the second of the two Bengalis who had formed his original crew an errand on shore.
For a time the serang paid no apparent heed to him; but presently, while the coolies were still busy, he sauntered across the plank and strolling to the onlooker exchanged a salaam and squatted beside him.
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