able-bodied seaman

able-bodied seaman
noun Date: circa 1909 able seaman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • able-bodied seaman — n. a trained merchant seaman, more highly skilled than, and ranking above, an ordinary seaman: also able seaman * * * …   Universalium

  • able-bodied seaman — n. a trained merchant seaman, more highly skilled than, and ranking above, an ordinary seaman: also able seaman …   English World dictionary

  • able-bodied seaman — noun a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills • Syn: ↑able seaman • Hypernyms: ↑mariner, ↑seaman, ↑tar, ↑Jack tar, ↑Jack, ↑old salt, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • able-bodied seaman — /ˌeɪbəl bɒdid ˈsimən/ (say .aybuhl bodeed seemuhn) noun an experienced seaman who has passed certain tests in practical nautical skills. Also, able seaman …   Australian English dictionary

  • able-bodied seaman — noun A seaman, especially one in the merchant navy, who has been trained in certain skills …   Wiktionary

  • able bodied seaman — n. experienced seaman, competent sailor certified to do all usual duties on board ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • able-bodied seawoman — able seaman, able bodied seaman or able rating, also (fem) able seawoman or able bodied seawoman noun A seaman able to perform all the duties of seamanship and having a higher rating than the ordinary sailor (abbrev AB) • • • Main Entry: ↑able …   Useful english dictionary

  • able-bodied — adjective having a strong healthy body an able seaman every able bodied young man served in the army • Syn: ↑able • Similar to: ↑fit …   Useful english dictionary

  • able-bodied — As used in a statute relating to service in the militia, this term does not imply an absolute freedom from all physical ailment. It imports an absence of those palpable and visible defects which evidently incapacitate the person from performing… …   Black's law dictionary

  • able-bodied — As used in a statute relating to service in the militia, this term does not imply an absolute freedom from all physical ailment. It imports an absence of those palpable and visible defects which evidently incapacitate the person from performing… …   Black's law dictionary

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