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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The person who steers a ship.

Usage examples (36)
  • "Mr Courtenay, the helmsman is your mark, if you can --"
  • Near the helmsman was a bed of skins arranged upon a network of ropes, with a skin covering.
  • The helmsman was a man of great nerve, and the gale being steady I felt we would reach Corfu without mishap.
  • The helmsman was the only one to signify his willingness to stay; the rest preferred to settle the matter by drawing lots. for more
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