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boatswain

noun [C] uk ( also bosun)   /ˈbəʊ.sən/ us    /ˈboʊ-/
the officer on a ship who is responsible for taking care of the ship's equipment
Translations of “boatswain”
in Spanish contramaestre…
in French maître d’équipage…
in German der Bootsmann…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水手長…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水手长…
(Definition of boatswain from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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