Seaman Sea"man, n.; pl. {Seamen}. A merman; the male of the mermaid. [R.] ``Not to mention mermaids or seamen.'' --Locke. [1913 Webster]

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  • Seaman — Sea man, n.; pl. {Seamen}. [AS. s[ae]man.] One whose occupation is to assist in the management of ships at sea; a mariner; a sailor; applied both to officers and common mariners, but especially to the latter. Opposed to {landman}, or {landsman}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seaman — Seaman, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 1039 Housing Units (2000): 443 Land area (2000): 1.020983 sq. miles (2.644335 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.020983 sq. miles (2.644335 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • seaman — (n.) a sailor, O.E. sæmanna (pl.); see SEA (Cf. sea) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.). Cf. Du. zeeman, Ger. Seemann, O.N. sjomaðr …   Etymology dictionary

  • seaman — *mariner, sailor, tar, gob, bluejacket …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • seaman — ► NOUN 1) a sailor, especially one below the rank of officer. 2) the lowest rank in the US navy, below petty officer. DERIVATIVES seamanlike adjective seamanship noun …   English terms dictionary

  • seaman — [sē′mən] n. pl. seamen [sē′mən] [ME seeman < OE sæman: see SEA & MAN] 1. a sailor; mariner 2. U.S. Navy an enlisted person ranking below a petty officer third class, whose general duties involve most ships equipment other than boilers and… …   English World dictionary

  • Seaman — Recorded as Seaman, Seeman, Seman, Semain, Semaine and others, this is an English surname of great antiquity. It from the pre 7th Century male given name Saemann , a compound of the elements sae , sea, and mann , friend or servant. Seman (without …   Surnames reference

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