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harbour master

noun
  1. an official in charge of a harbour
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Historical Examples of harbour master

  • Is the young lady deaf that you want to bawl like a harbour-master?

    The House Under the Sea

    Sir Max Pemberton

  • The first bell rang on the bridge, and the harbour-master shouted, "All ashore, there!"

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • There were so many volunteers that the harbour-master had difficulties of selection.

  • Where no harbour-master had been appointed, the Civil Governor acted as such.

  • "I hope that you'll carry it a long time," said the harbour-master, gracefully.