noun, plural steers·men.
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Origin of steersman
OTHER WORDS FROM steersmansteers·man·ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for steersman
Then he let a steaming arch out of the hose pipe, that vaulted the distance and soaked the steersman, who howled and lay down.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
Retired worn out; slept soundly; awaked by mate telling me that both men on watch and steersman missing.Dracula|Bram Stoker
The bowman hitteth the mark, as the steersman reacheth land, by diversity of aim.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
With a shriek of command to the steersman, and a plunge of his paddle, the bowman wrenches the canoe out of its course.The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book|Various
The young steersman could not guess that the shadow of a long sorrow was even then stretching across the path ahead.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine