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coastguardsman

[kohst-gahrdz-muh n]
noun, plural coast·guards·men.
  1. Coast Guard(def 3).
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Origin of coastguardsman

1840–50; Coast Guard + 's1 + man1
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Examples from the Web for coastguardsman

Historical Examples

  • The rocket was in position, and about to be fired, when our black-bearded Coastguardsman arrived.

    The Thorogood Family

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Then the stout Coastguardsman absolutely lifted him into the lifebuoy.

    The Thorogood Family

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • You did not know, did you, who was the coastguardsman that stumbled as he came on us that night?

    Tales of Our Coast

    S. R. Crockett

  • He turns pious, and says, "Aw'm goin' for a coastguardsman!"

    Tales of Our Coast

    S. R. Crockett

  • "'Gainst orders to use this path after dark," quoth the coastguardsman.

    Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S.

    Percy F. Westerman