Definition of Sailing master

1. Noun. The ship's officer in charge of navigation.

Exact synonyms: Navigator
Generic synonyms: Officer, Ship's Officer
Derivative terms: Navigate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sailing Master

sailcloth
sailcloths
sailcraft
sailcrafts
saile
sailed
sailer
sailers
sailes
sailfish
sailfishes
sailing
sailing-race
sailing boat
sailing dinghy
sailing master (current term)
sailing on another board
sailing ship
sailing ships
sailing under false colors
sailing vessel
sailing vessels
sailings
sailless
sailmaker
sailmakers
sailmaking
sailor
sailor's-choice
sailor's breastplate

Literary usage of Sailing master

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life of Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral, 1807-1877 by Charles Henry Davis (1899)
"CHAPTER IV SAILING-MASTER AND LIEUTENANT — THE ... Davis applied to the department for the appointment of acting sailing-master to the Concord, sloop, and, ..."

2. Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on by Euphemia Vale Blake (1874)
"The Sailing-master wants to stop at Port Foulk.—The Polaris passes Kane's Winter-quarters.—An impassable Barrier of Ice.—Misleading Charts. ..."

3. Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States by John Brannan (1823)
"UNITED STATES, FLOTILLA, NEW CASTLE, 1 have just received a letter from sailing-master Shead, respecting the capture of the gun-boat No. ..."

4. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"Sailing- master De La Rouch, of the Erie, and Midshipman Field, ... Sailing-master Ramage, of the Guerrière, with 20 seamen, in command of a five- gun ..."

5. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"Sailing-master Ramage, of the Guerriere, with 20 seamen, in command of a ... Sailing-master Webster, of the flotilla, with 50 seamen of that corps, ..."

6. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"Sailing-master Ramage, of the Guerrière, with 20 seamen, in command of a five- ... Sailing-master Webster, of the flotilla, with 50 seamen of that corps, ..."

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