Part of speech: noun

An officer having charge of the accounts, etc., of a vessel; paymaster.

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Usage examples "purser":

  1. The captain found the purser on deck and took him into his cabin. - "The Box with the Broken Seals", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. Will you see the purser, sir? - "One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame", Robert Barr.
  3. It's the little purser! - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.