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- noun Plural form of
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The crew of a whale ship usually consists of forty to fifty men, comprising several classes of officers, such as harpooners, boat-steerers, line-managers, &c. together with fore-mastmen, landmen and apprentices.
Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy A weird series of tales of shipwreck and disaster, from the earliest part of the century to the present time, with accounts of providential escapes and heart-rending fatalities.
I know now that if I order the mastmen to port a spar one jahn, the _Slanderscree_ will react precisely so, "and he out'lined air with a sweeping motion of one long arm.