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An inexperienced sailor.

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Usage examples (33)
  • The 'landlubber' might apply to other natives; but I fear they could hardly be called
  • The nautical accuracy of these tales of the sea could scarcely have been attained by a "landlubber".
  • He was actually a landlubber and got violently ill.
  • "Say, wasn't I th 'old landlubber though!" he cried.
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