seamanly
adjective Date: 1798 seamanlike

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  • seamanly — adjective seamanlike Thunder! he cried. A week! I cant do that; theyd have the black spot on me by then. The lubbers is going about to get the wind of me this blessed moment; lubbers as couldnt keep what they got, and want to nail what is… …   Wiktionary

  • seamanly — adj. characteristic of a sailor, befitting a seaman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seamanly — sea·man·ly …   English syllables

  • seamanly — adjective characteristic of or befitting a seaman; indicating competent seamanship • Syn: ↑seamanlike • Ant: ↑unseamanlike (for: ↑seamanlike) • Derivationally related forms: ↑seaman …   Useful english dictionary

  • seamanlike — adjective characteristic of or befitting a seaman; indicating competent seamanship • Syn: ↑seamanly • Ant: ↑unseamanlike • Derivationally related forms: ↑seaman (for: ↑seamanly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • seamanlike — /see meuhn luyk /, adj. like or befitting a seaman; showing good seamanship. Also, seamanly /see meuhn lee/. [1790 1800; SEAMAN + LIKE] * * * …   Universalium

  • daddle — verb a) To walk unsteadily; totter; dawdle I had to wait an hour at the station for the coming of his train. It was passed pleasantly in reading, The Victory Won, an interesting narrative of the salvation of a sceptical physician. When uncle… …   Wiktionary

  • shake out — verb a) To agitate a piece of cloth or other flexible material in order to remove dust, or to try to make it smooth and flat. Thunder! he cried. A week! I cant do that; theyd have the black spot on me by then. The lubbers is going about to get… …   Wiktionary

  • marine — Synonyms and related words: Naval Construction Battalion, Naval Reservist, RN, Royal Marine, Royal Navy, Seabee, Seabees, USN, United States Navy, abyssal, aquatic, argosy, armada, bathyal, bathybic, bathymetric, bathyorographical, bathysmal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • maritime — Synonyms and related words: bathymetric, bathyorographical, deep sea, hydrographic, marine, nautical, naval, navigational, ocean going, oceanic, oceanographic, pelagic, salty, seafaring, seamanlike, seamanly, terriginous, thalassic, water borne …   Moby Thesaurus

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