the drunken sailor

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“The Drunken Sailor” definition


A song of the sea. Some lines from it are:

What shall we do with the drunken sailor,
What shall we do with the drunken sailor,
Early in the morning?
Hooray and up she rises,
Early in the morning.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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