sailor

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Originally an alternative spelling of sailer, the agent noun of sail, which first saw use in the 16th century. Equivalent to sail +‎ -or.

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sailor (plural sailors)

  1. A person in the business of navigating ships or other vessels
  2. someone knowledgeable in the practical management of ships
    he's a talented sailor
  3. A member of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman.
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Mary is a sailor
dreaming of northern shores
lost galleons on the sea
Mary ever on her way
  1. a person who sails sailing boats as a sport or recreation; see also yachtsman.

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