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second mate

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Definition of second mate in English:

noun

Another term for second officer.
Example sentences
  • Captain Austen and the second mate were on the bridge at the time of the stranding, which occurred at high tide.
  • This was only to be expected, and it was the mate and second mates ' jobs to motivate them with threats and promises.
  • Jack and Ash, my two best friends, now my first and second mates, helped me along the way.

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