Definition of Lascar

1. Noun. An East Indian sailor.

Generic synonyms: Crewman, Sailor



2. Noun. A volcano in the Andes in Chile.
Group relationships: Chile, Republic Of Chile
Generic synonyms: Volcano

Definition of Lascar

1. n. A native sailor, employed in European vessels; also, a menial employed about arsenals, camps, camps, etc.; a camp follower.

Definition of Lascar

1. Noun. A sailor, army servant or artilleryman from India or Southeast Asia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lascar

1. an East Indian sailor [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lascar

laryngotracheitis
laryngotracheobronchitis
laryngotracheobronchopneumonitis
laryngotracheotomies
laryngotracheotomy
larynx
larynxes
larypgismus
las
lasagna
lasagna code
lasagnas
lasagne
lasagnes
lasalocid
lascar (current term)
lascars
lascious
lasciviency
lascivient
lascivious
lasciviously
lasciviousness
lascivities
lascivity
lase
lased
laser
laser-doppler flowmetry

Literary usage of Lascar

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

1. Bits of Old China by William C. Hunter (1885)
"This barbarian, we understand, is a lascar seaman, but by whom and when left on the coast of Fuh-Keen does not appear.' The man, as usual in similar cases, ..."

2. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Charles Petersdorff, Elisha Hammond (1829)
"... В. 12 East, 398; S. P lascar v. Or 'for A rule was obtained lo show cause why the defendant should not be dischar- ..."

3. Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of by Forster, R. P (1818)
"A lascar belonging to the vessel, perceiving that my nakedness gave me great concern, tore into two a piece of cloth which he had tied round his waist, ..."

4. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1856)
"It appears that the false lascar was completely in the power of Lord ... AH of a sudden the lascar looked very hard at the Viscount, and said these words— ..."

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