Shipmen
Shipman Ship"man, n.; pl. {Shipmen}. A seaman, or sailor. [Obs. or Poetic] --Chaucer. R. Browning. [1913 Webster]

About midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country. --Acts xxvii. 27. [1913 Webster]

{Shipman's card}, the mariner's compass. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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