able seaman

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able seaman

n.
An experienced seaman certified to perform all routine duties at sea. Also called able-bodied seaman.

a′ble sea′man


n.
an experienced seaman qualified to perform routine sea duties.
Also called a′ble-bod`ied sea′man.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.able seaman - a seaman in the merchant marineable seaman - a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills
Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, Jack, tar - a man who serves as a sailor
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able(-bodied) seaman

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