ALL meanings of able seaman

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  • noun able seaman an ordinary seaman, esp one in the merchant navy, who has been trained in certain skills. Also called: able-bodied seaman 3
  • noun able seaman Also called able-bodied seaman. an experienced deck-department seaman qualified to perform routine sea duties. 1
  • noun able seaman (in the British Navy and on British and U.S. merchant ships) a rating between ordinary seaman and leading seaman or boatswain's mate. Abbreviation: A.B., AB. 1
  • noun able seaman navy: experienced sailor 1
  • noun able seaman worker on ship's deck 1
  • noun able seaman Alternative form of able-bodied seaman. 0
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