Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of a crew who is always in the lead when work is going on either on deck or aloft.

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  • Well; she has married a topsawyer -- I believe the ablest of them all, and probably the most unprincipled; though I ought not to say that to you.

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