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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: boatswain(0.01058 detik)
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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)
Skua \Sku"a\, n. [Icel. sk?fr, sk?mr.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any jager gull; especially, the Megalestris skua; -- called
Jager \Ja"ger\, n. [G. j["a]ger a hunter, a sportsman. Cf.
Yager.] [Written also jaeger.]
1. (Mil.) A sharpshooter. See Yager.
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).
Tropic \Trop"ic\, a.
Of or pertaining to the tropics; tropical.
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.