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seamanship

[see-muh n-ship] /ˈsi mənˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
knowledge and skill pertaining to the operation, navigation, management, safety, and maintenance of a ship.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; seaman + -ship
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seamanship

/ˈsiːmənʃɪp/
noun
1.
skill in and knowledge of the work of navigating, maintaining, and operating a vessel
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Word Origin and History for seaman ship

seamanship

n.

1766, "acquaintance with the skill of a good seaman," from seaman + -ship.

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