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Definition: Ordinary seaman
, n.; pl. Seamen
. [AS. s[ae]man.]
One whose occupation is to assist in the management of ships
at sea; a mariner; a sailor; -- applied both to officers and
common mariners, but especially to the latter. Opposed to
, or landsman
, a sailor who is practically conversant with
all the duties of common seamanship.
. See Ordinary
, a. [L. ordinarius, fr. ordo, ordinis,
order: cf. F. ordinaire. See Order
1. According to established order; methodical; settled;
regular. “The ordinary forms of law.”
2. Common; customary; usual. --Shak.
Method is not less requisite in ordinary
conversation that in writing. --Addison.
3. Of common rank, quality, or ability; not distinguished by
superior excellence or beauty; hence, not distinguished in
any way; commonplace; inferior; of little merit; as, men
of ordinary judgment; an ordinary book.
An ordinary lad would have acquired little or no
useful knowledge in such a way. --Macaulay.
(Naut.), one not expert or fully skilled,
and hence ranking below an able seaman
Syn: Normal; common; usual; customary.
Usage: See Normal
. -- Ordinary
. A thing is
common in which many persons share or partake; as, a
common practice. A thing is ordinary when it is apt to
come round in the regular common order or succession