Definitions for: Sailor

[n] a stiff straw hat with a flat crown
[n] a serviceman in the navy
[n] any member of a ship's crew

Webster (1913) Definition: Sail"or, n.
One who follows the business of navigating ships or other
vessels; one who understands the practical management of
ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common

Syn: Mariner; seaman; seafarer.

Sailor's choice. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) An excellent marine food fish ({Diplodus, or Lagodon,
rhomboides}) of the Southern United States; -- called
also porgy, squirrel fish, yellowtail, and
salt-water bream.
(b) A species of grunt ({Orthopristis, or Pomadasys,
chrysopterus}), an excellent food fish common on the
southern coasts of the United States; -- called also
hogfish, and pigfish.

Synonyms: bluejacket, boater, crewman, leghorn, navy man, Panama, Panama hat, sailor boy, skimmer, straw hat

See Also: Alexander Selcraig, Alexander Selkirk, chapeau, coastguardsman, gob, hand, hat, Jack, Jack-tar, lascar, lid, man, mariner, military man, military personnel, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, Selcraig, Selkirk, serviceman, skilled worker, striker, submariner, tar, trained worker, water dog, water rat, yachtsman, yachtswoman

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