Definition of 'second mate'
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LET NOT THE DEEP (1993)
`From the second mate, sir, chopper, sir," he said, a smile beaming across his face, `from the northwest.LET NOT THE DEEP (1993)
To make matters worse, the first person I saw was the second mate, Mr. Keetch, who was passing on his way to the galley.STONE THE CROWS, IT'S A VACUUM-CLEANER (1993)
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