[ noun ] (nautical,work) any member of a ship's crew
Used in print(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)
In 1609 , the Dutch_East_India_Company hired Hudson , gave him two learned geographers , fitted him out with a ship called the Half_Moon , and supplied him with Dutch sailors .
He was not the sort of sailor Hudson wanted his backers to see on_board and he had Greene wait at Gravesend , where the Discovery picked him up .
A group of sailors announced to Hudson that they would sail no farther .
[ noun ] (military,work) a serviceman in the navy
Used in print(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Times_Square , when I ascended to_it with my fellow subway travellers ( all dressed as if for a huge wedding in a family of which we were all distant members ) , was nearly impassable , the sidewalks swarming_with celebrants , with bundled_up sailors and soldiers already hugging their girls and their rationed bottles of whiskey .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13167