Definition of 'able seaman'
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One doesn't collect a stray able seaman from a police station in a chauffeur-driven Rolls, you know. LOHENGRINThe British came up with a blank but the Americans had a file on a man by the name of Antonio Bontoc, age forty-two, licensed able seaman. CORMORANT
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