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boatswain

, bosun, bo's'n
a petty officer on a merchant ship or a warrant officer on a warship who is responsible for the maintenance of the ship and its equipment

Boatswain

Byron’s favorite dog. [Br. Hist.: Harvey, 239]
See: Dogs
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Excuse me, Captain Higgs," he said, "but are you sure this bosun exists?
With a musical tilt from his synthesizer, Bosun slowed his musicians down to a tap and whisper, only to have them surge again on cue with a rally of drums, shakers, bells and dangling guitars.
Reeves owns Breyer(R) Animal Creations(R), the market leader in authentic model horses and toys for play and collecting, as well as the Bosun Boats(R) toy boat business.
The Bosun class was won by cadets Kent and Kent from Torfaen Unit with Lockyer and Salmoni coming second.
Of those, the weights issue has already taken care of Es Que Love, Captain Ramius and Pepper Lane, so our shortlist involves Alben Star, Louis The Pious, Bosun Breese, Elusive Prince, Grissom, Bertiewhittle and Barnet Fair.
I suspect Bosun Breese (stall 2) and Captain Ramius (5) will get to the far side before the others in the feature and, as both suffered the misfortune of being drawn on the wrong side on their most recent outings, you might want to consider putting them in a reverse Exacta.
MEMORIES: The young Princess aboard HMS Vanguard With Dartmoor on our doorstep they taught us how to build monkey bridges across the fast flowing rivers and bosun chairs to swing across and bivouacs to sleep under.
Bosun Breese must also have a fine chance in the John Smith''s No Nonsense Handicap at Carlisle.
Container ships MSC Sudan and Maersk Montana, Chemicals carrier Anette Kosan and edible oil vessel Marilena sailed out to sea during last 24 hours, while another Containers ship Bosun is expected to sail on Tuesday.
There's much to enjoy in Frederick Ruth's soft-hearted, silver-plated, robotic, roller-skating Ariel, along with Nick Lashbrook's balletic Bosun Arras.
Weaver, a former Navy bosun, said he hadn't noticed a significant increase in the number of ships sent to sea in the fight against terrorism.
THE bosun of the historic passenger cruiser Balmoral was kicked to death during his 30th wedding anniversary party.