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Meaning of SHIPMAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ship"man\, n.; pl. {Shipmen}.
A seaman, or sailor. [Obs. or Poetic] --Chaucer. R. Browning.

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

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

 

 

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