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  • noun Plural form of steerer.


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  • A 147-count indictment alleges that two men acted as "steerers" and they would persuade these patients to receive treatment at the two clinics and that they would often direct patients to exaggerate or fabricate injuries.

    Group Charged With Insurance Fraud

  • There were six boat-steerers and five boat-pullers and the same logic held with them.

    Chapter 17

  • Whatever a sailor purchases is taken from his subsequent earnings on the sealing grounds; for, as it is with the hunters so it is with the boat-pullers and steerers — in the place of wages they receive a

    Chapter 12

  • I had seen the boat-steerers and hunters set their spritsails many times, yet this was my first attempt.

    Chapter 26

  • An angry lot of men, boat-pullers and steerers as well as hunters, swarmed over our side.

    Chapter 24

  • It seems that he has been seal-hunting regularly each season for a dozen years, and is accounted one of the two or three very best boat-steerers in both fleets.

    Chapter 6

  • Some were hooking on the falls, others casting off the lashings; boat-steerers appeared with boat-compasses and water-breakers, and boat-pullers with the lunch boxes.

    Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan

  • On board the schooner the boat-pullers and steerers are the crew.

    Chapter 6

  • There we stood at the long bar -- the sailing master, the mate, the six hunters, the six boat-steerers, and the five boat-pullers.

    Chapter 17

  • In teaching her I learned quite a deal myself, though I was applying the knowledge already acquired by sailing the Ghost and by watching the boat-steerers sail the small boats.

    Chapter 27


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