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coxswain

coxswain  - Definition:cox·swain [kóks'n, kók swàyn] or cock·swain [kóks'n, kók swàyn] noun (plural cox·swains) (plural cock·swains)  1.  rowing somebody in charge of rowing boat: the member of a rowing crew who faces forward, steers the boat, and directs the speed and rhythm of the rowers  2.  somebody in charge of ship's boat: somebody who oversees a ship's boat and its crew, and who usually steers it    transitive and intransitive verb (past and past participle cox·swained, present participle cox·swain·ing, 3rd person present singular cox·swains) (past and past participle cock·swained, present participle cock·swain·ing, 3rd person present singular cock·swains)   be coxswain: to be the coxswain of a boat    [14th century. < cock

coxswain – Definition:

cox·swain [kóks’n, kók swàyn] or cock·swain [kóks’n, kók swàyn] noun (plural cox·swains) (plural cock·swains) 1. rowing somebody in charge of rowing boat: the member of a rowing crew who faces forward, steers the boat, and directs the speed and rhythm of the rowers 2. somebody in charge of ship’s boat: somebody who oversees a ship’s boat and its crew, and who usually steers it transitive and intransitive verb (past and past participle cox·swained, present participle cox·swain·ing, 3rd person present singular cox·swains) (past and past participle cock·swained, present participle cock·swain·ing, 3rd person present singular cock·swains) be coxswain: to be the coxswain of a boat [14th century. < cock "ship's boat" + swain]

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