coxswain

Definitions:

  • A person who usually steers a ship's boat and has charge of its crew.
  • A person in a racing shell who usually directs the rest of the crew.
  • To act as coxswain or serve as coxswain for.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="cockswain">cockswain</internalXref>.
  • See <xref urlencoded="cockswain">cockswain</xref>.
  • In a ship's boat, the <xref>helmsman</xref> given charge of the boat's crew.
  • In a <xref>rowing</xref> <xref>crew</xref>, the member who <xref>steers</xref> the <xref>shell</xref> and coordinates the power and rhythm of the rowers.
  • The second or third mate of a vessel, in charge of the master's <xref>barge</xref>.
  • A <xref>rank</xref> or position.
  • the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
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