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Definition of Sailor

Sailor

  1. One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels; one who understands the practical management of ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman.

Sailor Quotations

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. - Honore de Balzac
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore de Balzac

We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.
Anna Freud

He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.
Leonardo da Vinci

No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company.
Samuel Johnson

Wind to a sailor is what money is to life on shore.
Sterling Hayden
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Sailor Translations

sailor in Dutch is zeeman, varensgezel, janmaat
sailor in French is matelot, navigateur
sailor in German is Seefahrer, Matrose, Matrose, Seemann
sailor in Italian is navigatore, marinaio
sailor in Latin is nauta
sailor in Portuguese is marinheiro
sailor in Spanish is marinero, navegante
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