Definition of steersman in English:
noun (plural steersmen)
A person who is steering a boat or ship.
- Aft are the helmsmen, the best of the master steersmen.
- A story is told about Pantai Norasingh, a steersman of the royal barge, who accidentally ran aground while taking Sanphet on an inspection tour of the river.
- ‘Aye, captain! ‘came the reply from the burly steersman already standing between the tillers of the huge steering oars.’
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