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English Dictionary: Sailor' by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Sailor \Sail"or\, n.
      One who follows the business of navigating ships or other
      vessels; one who understands the practical management of
      ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common
      seaman.
  
      Syn: Mariner; seaman; seafarer.
  
      {Sailor's choice}. (Zo[94]l.)
      (a) An excellent marine food fish ({Diplodus, [or] Lagodon,
            rhomboides}) of the Southern United States; -- called
            also {porgy}, {squirrel fish}, {yellowtail}, and
            {salt-water bream}.
      (b) A species of grunt ({Orthopristis, [or] Pomadasys,
            chrysopterus}), an excellent food fish common on the
            southern coasts of the United States; -- called also
            {hogfish}, and {pigfish}.
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