What does the word lubber mean?

Usage examples for lubber

  1. That lantern went into a boat, Captain Ludlow, though a lubber carried it! – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. It's a burning shame, thought he, to punish a land lubber of a boy the first day he ever spent at sea. – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown
  3. They calmly proceeded with their interminable lists and scorned the criticism of a mere land- lubber. – The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson for Boys and Girls by Jacqueline M. Overton