Definition of shipmaster in English:

Share this entry

shipmaster

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpmɑːstə/

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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.