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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: boatswain (0.01058 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to boatswain.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: boatswain mandor kapal
English → English (WordNet) Definition: boatswain boatswain n : a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen [syn: bos'n, bo's'n, bosun, bo'sun]
English → English (gcide) Definition: boatswain Skua \Sku"a\, n. [Icel. sk?fr, sk?mr.] (Zo["o]l.) Any jager gull; especially, the Megalestris skua; -- called also boatswain. [1913 Webster] Jager \Ja"ger\, n. [G. j["a]ger a hunter, a sportsman. Cf. Yager.] [Written also jaeger.] 1. (Mil.) A sharpshooter. See Yager. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of gull of the genus Stercorarius. Three species occur on the Atlantic coast. The jagers pursue other species of gulls and force them to disgorge their prey. The two middle tail feathers are usually decidedly longer than the rest. Called also boatswain, and marline-spike bird. The name is also applied to the skua, or Arctic gull (Megalestris skua). [1913 Webster] Tropic \Trop"ic\, a. Of or pertaining to the tropics; tropical. [1913 Webster] Tropic bird (Zo["o]l.), any one of three species of oceanic belonging to the genus Pha["e]thon, found chiefly in tropical seas. They are mostly white, and have two central tail feathers very long and slender. The yellow-billed tropic bird. Pha["e]thon flavirostris (called also boatswain), is found on the Atlantic coast of America, and is common at the Bermudas, where it breeds. [1913 Webster]

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