libby sea man


Elizabeth Cochrane [kok-ruhn] original name of Nellie Bly. Unabridged
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seaman (ˈsiːmən)
n , pl -men
1.  a rating trained in seamanship as opposed to electrical engineering, etc
2.  a man who serves as a sailor
3.  a person skilled in seamanship
adj, —adv

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Word Origin & History

"a sailor," O.E. sæmanna (pl.), from sea + man. Cf. Du. zeeman, Ger. Seemann, O.N. sjomaðr.
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