Definition of shipmaster in English:

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shipmaster

Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌmastər/

noun

A ship’s captain.
Example sentences
  • The origin of the museum was the East India Marine Society, founded in 1799 by shipmasters and supercargoes who had collectively amassed 4300 objects made in the Orient.
  • They were carried before the Governor, with the shipmaster and the supercargo.
  • The mainland Northlanders all tended to be brutal - shipmasters, raiding the coasts of nearby kingdoms, pillaging and burning.

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Syllabification: ship·mas·ter

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