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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An officer aboard a ship who keeps accounts and attends to the passengers' welfare.

Usage examples (34)
  • I must complete with water and stores, naturally, but my purser is a capable man.
  • The purser was a sharp-faced gnome who wore his Panagra uniform as though it were a sack.
  • Capt called the purser and asked him to inform the personal staff officers of the general.
  • Upon these Irrawaddy boats the purser is usually the master of ceremonies in the dining-saloon. for more
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