noun Date: 14th century the master or commander of a ship other than a warship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shipmaster — Ship mas ter, n. The captain, master, or commander of a ship. Jonah i. 6. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shipmaster — [ship′mas΄tər, ship′mäs΄tər] n. the officer in command of a merchant ship; captain …   English World dictionary

  • shipmaster — /ship mas teuhr, mah steuhr/, n. a person who commands a ship; master; captain. [1325 75; ME schipmaster; c. G Schiffmeister] * * * …   Universalium

  • shipmaster — noun The master of a ship; a captain; a commander …   Wiktionary

  • shipmaster — n. captain, commander of ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shipmaster — noun a ship s captain …   English new terms dictionary

  • shipmaster — ship•mas•ter [[t]ˈʃɪpˌmæs tər, ˌmɑ stər[/t]] n. navig. a person who commands a ship; master; captain • Etymology: 1325–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • shipmaster — /ˈʃɪpmastə/ (say shipmahstuh) noun the master, commander, or captain of a ship …   Australian English dictionary

  • shipmaster — See master of ship …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • shipmaster — n. a ship s captain …   Useful english dictionary

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