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steersman

[steerz-muh n] /ˈstɪərz mən/
noun, plural steersmen.
1.
a person who steers a ship; helmsman.
2.
a person who drives a machine.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English steresman, Old English stēoresmann, equivalent to stēor steering, helm (see steer1) + -es 's1 +man man1
Related forms
steersmanship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for steersman

steersman

/ˈstɪəzmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
the helmsman of a vessel
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