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Definition of Cockswain

Cockswain
Cockswain Cock"swain (?, colloq. ?), n. [Cock a boat + swain; hence, the master of a boat.] The steersman of a boat; a petty officer who has charge of a boat and its crew.

Meaning of Cockswain from wikipedia

- derived from the Old Norse sveinn meaning boy or servant. In 1724, a "****swain" was defined as "An officer of a ship who takes care of the ****boat,...
- referred to an area in the rear of a ship where the ****swain's station was located, the ****swain being the pilot of a smaller "boat" that could be dispatched...
- Albatross. William Moore, boatswain's mate, Benton. William P. Brownell, ****swain, Benton. John Jackson, ordinary seaman, C. P. Williams (*Awarded under...
- Doring's husband's nephew Ludde Gentzel as Ludvig "Ludde" Landegren, ****swain Erik "Bullen" Berglund as Sjögren, captain of the Maria Albertina David...
- judge, with wig), a Field Representative (in a Scottish kilt), a Head ****swain (in long overcoat), and a Baggage Smasher (dressed as a male beachgoer...
- are still in production- Aro Noir, Pernicious Weed, Venusian Pale Ale, ****swain's Courage, Hāpi Daze, Biére de Garage, Red Rocks, Golden Brown, Day of...