Definitions

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  • n. A shipmaster; skipper; captain.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *shiplord, *schiploverd, from Old English sciphlāford ("shipmaster, skipper", literally "ship-lord"), equivalent to ship +‎ lord.

Examples

  • It is as the shiplord says, it makes you no better than they!

    TO STORM HEAVEN

  • “And how are we to do that, shiplord?” one of the Na’amOberyin demanded.

    TO STORM HEAVEN

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