seafaring

[ see-fair-ing ]
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adjective
  1. traveling by sea.

  2. following the sea as a trade, business, or calling.

  1. of, relating to, or occurring during a voyage on the sea.

noun
  1. the business or calling of a sailor.

  2. traveling by sea.

Origin of seafaring

1
1150–1200; early Middle English safarinde (adj.); see sea, fare, -ing2, -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for seafaring

seafaring

/ (ˈsiːˌfɛərɪŋ) /


adjective(prenominal)
  1. travelling by sea

  2. working as a sailor

noun
  1. the act of travelling by sea

  2. the career or work of a sailor

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