What does the word landsman mean?

Usage examples for landsman

  1. But to a landsman these tarpaulins, as they were called, seemed a strange and half savage race. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. The landsman thinks of the sea as barren, and he regrets that it is not solid land on which he may grow grass and cattle. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  3. He neither looks like a landsman nor a seaman, but a sort of mixture of both. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne