Ship"man (?), n.; pl. Shipmen ().

A seaman, or sailor.

[Obs. or Poetic]

Chaucer. R. Browning.

About midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country. Acts xxvii. 27.

Shipman's card, the mariner's compass. [Obs.]

Shak.

 

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