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boatswain

boat·swain (bo's'n [or] bos'n [or] bo·sun)

boatswain (bo's'n [or] bos'n [or] bosun)

 
pronunciation:
bo sn [or] bot sweIn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a warrant officer on a warship, or in domestic service a petty officer responsible for a ship's gear such as rigging, anchors, and the like.
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