Part of speech: noun

A seaman; mariner.

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Usage examples "sailor":

  1. Was an old sailor but had not been to sea for over a year. - "The Social Work of the Salvation Army", Edwin Gifford Lamb.
  2. Did they teach them customs which Hawkesworth, himself a sailor, and accustomed to scenes of low life, said " no imagination could possibly conceive?" - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
  3. The sailor was a man of inquiring disposition, and, being of a free- and- easy nature, did not hesitate to speak out his mind on all occasions. - "Philosopher Jack", R.M. Ballantyne.