Definition of Landsman

1. Noun. A person who lives and works on land.

Exact synonyms: Landlubber, Landman
Generic synonyms: Denizen, Dweller, Habitant, Indweller, Inhabitant
Derivative terms: Landlubberly



2. Noun. An inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage.
Exact synonyms: Landlubber, Lubber
Generic synonyms: Beginner, Initiate, Novice, Tiro, Tyro
Derivative terms: Landlubberly, Lubberly

Definition of Landsman

1. n. One who lives on the land; -- opposed to seaman.

Definition of Landsman

1. Noun. The opposite of a seaman. A person who does not go to sea, who lacks the skills of a sailor or who is uncomfortable on ships or boats. ¹

2. Noun. A fellow Jew who comes from the same district or town, especially in Eastern Europe ¹

3. Noun. Someone of a similar heritage or belief system ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete nautical) A military rank given to naval recruits ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Landsman

1. landman [n LANDSMEN] / a fellow Jew coming from one's own section of Eastern Europe [n LANDSLEIT] - See also: landman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landsman

landscrips
landside
landsides
landskip
landskips
landsleit
landslid
landslidden
landslide
landslide victories
landslide victory
landslides
landsliding
landslip
landslips
landsman (current term)
landsmen
landspout
landspouts
landwaiter
landwaiters
landward
landwards
landwind
landwinds
lane
lane violation
laned
lanely
lanes

Literary usage of Landsman

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1. Records and Papers of the New London County Historical Society (1890)
"Mitchel Kingman, landsman; Thomas Oliver, landsman ; William Taylor, landsman ; William Webb, landsman ; Asael Bush, landsman ; Daniel Peterson, landsman ..."

2. The Adventures of Christopher Hawkins by Christopher Hawkins, Charles Ira Bushnell (1864)
"... was landsmanlandsman. There were ten landsmen to one answer of half seaman. When the roll was finished, Mr. Sproat said to our sea officers, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"... whom fortune hath afflicted and cast into this place: so now do whatsoever thou wilt." FROM 'SINDBAD THE SEAMAN AND SINDBAD THE landsman ' Portions of ..."

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