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landlubber


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Landlubber  \Land"lub`ber\,  n.  [Prop.  fr  land  +  lubber,  or 
  possibly  corrupted  fr  laudlouper.]  (Naut.) 
  One  who  passes  his  life  on  land;  --  so  called  among  seamen  in 
  contempt  or  ridicule. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  landlubber 
  n  1:  a  person  who  lives  and  works  on  land  [syn:  {landsman},  {landman}] 
  2:  an  inexperienced  sailor;  a  sailor  on  the  first  voyage  [syn: 
  {lubber},  {landsman}] 




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