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sailoring

[sey-ler-ing]
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noun
  1. the occupation or duties of a sailor.
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Origin of sailoring

First recorded in 1860–65; sailor + -ing1
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Examples from the Web for sailoring

Historical Examples

  • If ye miss that, ye must be as feckless at the sailoring as I have found ye at the fighting.

    Kidnapped

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Burglary fascinates some men as sailoring fascinates some boys.

  • There ain't nothing TO sailoring, when you come to look it in the face.

    The Ebb-Tide

    Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne

  • But you mustn't think of resigning, as you call it, just as you are beginning to get the hang of sailoring.

  • Why, the gent what hires this outfit and brings it yere had a whole lot better stick to his sailoring business!