Examples from the Web for mariner
“The immediate effort to cover up what had been done suggested that they realized it was a crime,” said Mariner.Obama's Pentagon Covered Up War Crimes in Afghanistan, Says Amnesty International|Nico Hines, Sami Yousafzai|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Happiness Like Water, by Chinelo Okparanta; 208 pp., Mariner Books, $15.
He treated all these people with that patient tolerance which belongs to the mariner when dealing with landsmen.The Grey Lady|Henry Seton Merriman
These instruments are something like the mariner's compass, with the sensitiveness enormously increased by galvanic currents.A Journey in Other Worlds|John Jacob Astor
British Dictionary definitions for mariner (1 of 2)
Word Origin for mariner
British Dictionary definitions for mariner (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for mariner
mid-13c., from Anglo-French mariner, Old French marinier "seaman, sailor" (12c.), from Medieval Latin marinarius "sailor," from Latin marinus "of the sea" (see marine). Earlier and long more common than sailor. A sailor also could be a brimgeist in Old English.