steersmen

steersman

[steerz-muhn]
noun, plural steersmen.
1.
a person who steers a ship; helmsman.
2.
a person who drives a machine.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English steresman, Old English stēoresmann, equivalent to stēor steering, helm (see steer1) + -es 's1 +man man1

steersmanship, noun
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steersman (ˈstɪəzmən)
 
n , pl -men
the helmsman of a vessel

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