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purser

an officer aboard a passenger ship, merchant ship, or aircraft who keeps the accounts and attends to the welfare of the passengers
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It began by a few schoolmasters serving their passage out to South America as the pursers of tramp steamers.
"Most assuredly your husband will know, but the purser will not; nor will the newspaper men who shall in some mysterious way hear of it on our landing.
The purser of the Oahu told me last journey that he hadn't met a nicer girl in the islands.
The purser was accused of stealing an overcoat from stateroom No.