Definition of shellback in English:

shellback

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃɛlbak
 
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noun

North American informal
An old or experienced sailor, especially one who has crossed the equator.
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  • I'm already a ‘shellback,’ qualified in various weapons and have been all over the Mediterranean, and I have only been in for a year.

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