ordinary seaman

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ordinary seaman

n. Abbr. OS
A seaman of the lowest grade in the merchant marine.

ordinary seaman

n
(Nautical Terms) a seaman of the lowest rank, being insufficiently experienced to be an able-bodied seaman

or′dinary sea′man


n.
a seaman insufficiently skilled to be classified as an able-bodied seaman. Abbr.: O.S.
[1695–1705]
Translations

ordinary seaman

n (Brit) → marinaio semplice