helmsman

Part of speech:

A steersman.

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Usage examples "helmsman":

  1. And you, my man," I continued, turning to the helmsman, " steer small for the next few minutes, and give Tom a chance." - "The Log of a Privateersman", Harry Collingwood.
  2. " So much for you," muttered the lad, turning just in time to meet the rush of the helmsman, who had now recovered from the effects of Jack's blow and was coming angrily forward. - "The Boy Allies Under the Sea", Robert L. Drake.
  3. The helmsman who had bowed to her was slight and swarthy, with Southern eyes, vivacious manners, and a singularly melodious voice. - "Moods", Louisa May Alcott.