landsman landsman  /ˈlændz mən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who lives and works on land
  2. (n) an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage

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Usage(s):

  1. Joe Coomer is another sort of adventurer, a landsman who falls in love with a 60-year-old, 28-ft.
  2. Harry became a landsman, and took up pharmacy.

News

  • Fishin' accomplished

    I’m a certified landsman, in the words of Melville, passing my days pent up in plaster and lath, clinched to a desk. In need of escape, I accounted it high time to get to sea. OK, maybe the “Moby-Dick” references are overblown. I didn’t exactly ship out on...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New York Post

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