seafaring


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seafaring

1. working as a sailor
2. the act of travelling by sea
3. the career or work of a sailor
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But though I was so terrified by the idea of the seafaring man with one leg, I was far less afraid of the captain himself than anybody else who knew him.
At first I had supposed "the dead man's chest" to be that identical big box of his upstairs in the front room, and the thought had been mingled in my nightmares with that of the one-legged seafaring man.
'But you're a seafaring man?' argued Pleasant, as if that were a sufficient reason for his being good for something in her way.
Fair trade with seafaring men gets a bad name through deeds of violence.
Thus the Puritan elders in their black cloaks, starched bands, and steeple-crowned hats, smiled not unbenignantly at the clamour and rude deportment of these jolly seafaring men; and it excited neither surprise nor animadversion when so reputable a citizen as old Roger Chillingworth, the physician, was seen to enter the market-place in close and familiar talk with the commander of the questionable vessel.
This moral aim -- as opposed to the currently accepted technical aim of the poem -- explains the otherwise puzzling incompleteness of the instructions on farming and seafaring.
I repeated the question to them several times, and so did another gentleman who was present, who, I believe, is a seafaring man, and who really acted a very friendly part by you; for he begged them often to consider that there was the life of a man in the case; and asked them over and over, if they were certain; to which they both answered, that they were, and would abide by their evidence upon oath.
She found him out in private seafaring anxieties and unutterable seafaring exultations which he had kept a secret from his own mate.
It warn't hard, you may suppose, for a seafaring man like me to work his way over to Italy.
Such is an outline of the history of Governor Young, as furnished by himself; and we regret that we are not able to give any account of the state maintained by this seafaring worthy, and the manner in which he discharged his high functions; though it is evident he had more of the hearty familiarity of the forecastle than the dignity of the gubernatorial office.
Colonel Obaid Bin Hodhaiba, Deputy Director of Ports Police, called upon beachgoers to follow safety guides, avoid over speeding while practising water activities, as well as refrain from seafaring under dangerous conditions.