bosun

[ boh-suh n ]
/ ˈboʊ sən /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. boston tea party,
  2. boston terrier,
  3. boston's sign,
  4. bostonian,
  5. bostonians, the,
  6. bosun bird,
  7. boswash,
  8. boswell,
  9. boswell, james,
  10. boswellian

Origin of bosun

First recorded in 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for bosun

bosun

/ (ˈbəʊsən) /

noun

nautical a variant spelling of boatswain
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