When, seven months before, Martin had put on his bluejacket's uniform for the first time, he had felt immensely proud of himself.
But to the European mind our bluejacket is still something of an anomaly.
The bluejacket's great arms, hairy as a bear's, shot out and encircled Ned in a grip that threatened to crush his ribs in.
The American bluejacket will not try to get revenge again, for he lost.
The bluejacket had discovered them, and was leaping down the steep slope in hot pursuit.
That is not calling you cowards, either, the bluejacket continued.
bluejacket (on torpedo-boat that has only just avoided collision with a neutral steamer).
"Bout time the old Triadur showed up sir," remarked the bluejacket.
But he does not have to sailorize; the bluejacket takes care of that part, and takes care of it well.
A squad or more might have been seen walking along, headed by a bluejacket playing a p.127 lively tune on a fife or tin whistle.