Examples from the Web for sailor
My dad was a sailor, and all through my childhood he was away half of the time at sea, and to an extent I have a similar job.
Throughout the years it has also served as a sailor tavern and a high-end restaurant.
Many Sailor Moon story arcs, in the comics and on television, end with the Sailor Senshi dying and being reborn.
Sailor Moon Crystal is expected to wrap up its initial storylines by the end of the year.
Still, Sailor Moon fans are always ravenous for new content, especially after such a long time away.
Each day brought its own particular work aboard the ship, for a sailor is never idle.
Haydn agreed, the sailor quitted him, the composer opened his piano, and in a few minutes the march was written.Books and Authors|Anonymous
He said too, long ago, that he thought Harry cut out for a sailor.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
In half an hour the shore boat came alongside with Rawlins and a sailor with a Phantom jersey on.The Queen's Cup|G. A. Henty
"Wimmen are kind by natur," said the sailor, shutting his jackknife with a jerk, the only sign of impatience yet visible.Silent Struggles|Ann S. Stephens
British Dictionary definitions for sailor
Word Origin and History for sailor
c.1400, sailer, agent noun from sail (v.). Spelling with -o- arose 16c., probably by influence of tailor, etc., and to distinguish the meaning "seaman, mariner" from "thing that sails." It replaced much older seaman and mariner (q.q.v.). Old English also had merefara "sailor." Applied as an adjective from 1870s to clothing styles and items based on a sailor's characteristic attire.