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shipmaster

[ship-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈʃɪpˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a person who commands a ship; master; captain.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English schipmaster; cognate with German Schiffmeister
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  • One day he was called into the cabin of his father, who was a shipmaster.
  • He had been a shipmaster, and at the time of the arrest was engaged in the business of stock-raising.
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shipmaster

/ˈʃɪpˌmɑːstə/
noun (pl) -masters, -men
1.
the master or captain of a ship
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