Part of speech: noun

A sailor.

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Usage examples "mariner":

  1. Mariner, who lived among the Tongans four years, and whose adventures and observations were afterward recorded by Martin, gives information which indicates that Cook was wrong when he said that a more civilized people does not exist under the sun. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
  2. " Yes, talk is good," admitted the mariner, " but if there's a rope's end handy, it sometimes makes the talk a little more effective- just a little bit." - "Bob the Castaway", Frank V. Webster.
  3. " That’ s from the ’ Ancient Mariner,’" she said. - "The Ice Pilot", Henry Leverage.