sailour

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sailour (plural sailours)

  1. Obsolete spelling of sailor.
    • 1900 CE, edited by John Roche Dasent, Acts of the Privy Council of England, Mackie & Co.; Volume XX, page #74:
      Two pasportes to all Maiours, &c., the one for one John Randall, a maymed sailour that had served in her Majesty’s Fleet against the Spanyardes, to passe into Cornewall, &c., th’other to Elisabeth Randall to travaile with six small children and a daughter in lawe of hers which was blinde to travaile (sic) to Hull in Yorkshire to a brother of hers to place with him some of her children, and bothe these to continewe no longer in force then to the laste of December next ensuinge.