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  • n. The female equivalent of a helmsman.


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  • I can just imagine this with a side of pasta - oh my!! helmswoman on October 08, 2007

    Warm Pepper Salad ♥ | A Veggie Venture

  • Ensign, helmswoman"—the latter he added somewhat unnecessarily, but with distinct pride—"U.S.S. Enterprise.

    The Captain's Daughter

  • He glanced over at Lieutenant Chaput next to him, a fire-headed helmswoman who looked no less confused than Magnus.

    The Captain's Daughter

  • He scrambled back across the ground, trying to put some distance, however meager, between himself and his frenzied helmswoman.

    The Captain's Daughter

  • The helmswoman Priget emits light in fits and bits, like the sparks from a fire.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • " Noticing the stocky helmswoman still standing at her post far back on the helm deck, he added as loudly as he could, "You too, Priget!

    A Triumph of Souls

  • On the deck below, Hunkapa Aub was chatting with Priget, the helmswoman, and trying to learn something about the basics of open-ocean navigation.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • The designs that were of such evident significance to Captain and helmswoman meant nothing to him, nor to Simna.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • Ehomba pondered this as the helmswoman nudged the wheel a quarter degree to port.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • She pulled the rowboat to one side and called to the helmswoman of the "Red Rover" not to run her down.

    The Meadow-Brook Girls Afloat


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