an official who supervises operations in a harbor area and administers its rules.
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How to use harbor master in a sentence
Captain Fairfield is not crossing the ocean any more, having received the appointment as harbor-master in an English port.The Mysteries of Montreal | Charlotte Fuhrer
The boisterous, vehement harbor-master was able to continue his civilizing crusade without fear of any more ambuscades.The Fourth Estate, vol.1 | Armando Palacio Valds
Barring the harbor-master and a handful of Chinese, Boeleleng, which is a place of some size, appeared to be deserted.Where the Strange Trails Go Down | E. Alexander Powell
While Nat sat in the office of the harbor master, he listened to several cases that were being disposed of.The Boy Pilot of the Lakes | Frank V. Webster
The harbor master and his colleagues asked him a lot of questions, some of which Nat answered to his own satisfaction, at least.The Boy Pilot of the Lakes | Frank V. Webster