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Jack-tar   /dʒæk-tɑr/   Listen
Jack-tar

noun
1.
A man who serves as a sailor.  Synonyms: gob, Jack, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, tar.






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"Jack-tar" Quotes from Famous Books



... two young men—tall and strong—who seemed to despise shelter, and stood at the very edge of the raging sea. One was a black-bearded man of the Coastguard. The other, as his dress betokened, was a Jack-tar of ...
— The Thorogood Family • R.M. Ballantyne



Words linked to "Jack-tar" :   bo's'n, able-bodied seaman, bargeman, crewman, bo'sun, ship's officer, bargee, steerer, lighterman, roustabout, pilot, sailor, sea lawyer, steersman, whaler, helmsman, officer, boatswain, bos'n, tar, able seaman, deckhand, bosun



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