What does the word seafaring mean?

Usage examples for seafaring

  1. We have seen it in the armed branch of the seafaring profession only within a few months. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  2. " You will overlook the curiosity of a seafaring man, in a matter of his profession," returned the mariner of the sash, with strong and evident interest in his manner. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. She's a seafaring woman, that's certain. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various