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sailor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sailor  \Sail"or\,  n. 
  One  who  follows  the  business  of  navigating  ships  or  other 
  vessels;  one  who  understands  the  practical  management  of 
  ships;  one  of  the  crew  of  a  vessel;  a  mariner;  a  common 
  seaman. 
 
  Syn:  Mariner;  seaman;  seafarer. 
 
  {Sailor's  choice}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  An  excellent  marine  food  fish  ({Diplodus,  or  Lagodon, 
  rhomboides})  of  the  Southern  United  States;  --  called 
  also  {porgy},  {squirrel  fish},  {yellowtail},  and 
  {salt-water  bream}. 
  b  A  species  of  grunt  ({Orthopristis,  or  Pomadasys 
  chrysopterus}),  an  excellent  food  fish  common  on  the 
  southern  coasts  of  the  United  States;  --  called  also 
  {hogfish},  and  {pigfish}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sailor 
  n  1:  any  member  of  a  ship's  crew  [syn:  {crewman}] 
  2:  a  serviceman  in  the  navy  [syn:  {bluejacket},  {navy  man},  {sailor 
  boy}] 
  3:  a  stiff  straw  hat  with  a  flat  crown  [syn:  {boater},  {leghorn}, 
  {panama},  {Panama},  {skimmer},  {straw  hat}] 




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