☆ deckhand [dek′hand΄ ]n.a common sailor most of whose duties are performed on the main deck
* * *deck hand n.A member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor.
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deckhand — 1844, Amer.Eng., from DECK (Cf. deck) (n.) + HAND (Cf. hand) … Etymology dictionary
deckhand — ☆ deckhand [dek′hand΄ ] n. a common sailor most of whose duties are performed on the main deck … English World dictionary
deckhand — UK [ˈdekˌhænd] / US noun [countable] Word forms deckhand : singular deckhand plural deckhands someone who works on a ship doing jobs such as cleaning … English dictionary
deckhand — [[t]de̱khænd[/t]] deckhands N COUNT A deckhand is a person who does the cleaning and other work on the deck of a ship … English dictionary
deckhand — noun Date: 1844 a sailor who performs manual duties … New Collegiate Dictionary
Deckhand — … Wikipedia
deckhand — the all purpose worker aboard a ship, usually paid a share of the profits on a fishing vessel … Dictionary of ichthyology
deckhand — noun A member of the crew of a merchant ship who performs manual labour … Wiktionary
deckhand — Synonyms and related words: bakehead, black gang, boilerman, bungs, cabin boy, chips, commissary steward, complement, deckie, fireman, gun loader, gunner, hand, hospital steward, landing signalman, mail orderly, navigator, oiler, purser, radio… … Moby Thesaurus
deckhand — deck|hand [ˈdekhænd] n someone who works on a ship, cleaning and doing small repairs … Dictionary of contemporary English