watermanship

watermanship

[waw-ter-muhn-ship, wot-er-]
noun
1.
the skill, duties, business, etc., of a waterman.
2.
skill in rowing or boating.

Origin:
1880–85; waterman + -ship

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waterman (ˈwɔːtəmən)
 
n , pl -men
a skilled boatman
 
'watermanship
 
n

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