a petty officer on a merchant ship just who controls the job of various other seamen a contraction of boatswain
- a petty officer on a business ship whom controls the task of various other seamen
1. A hairy welsh chap, only intention on fishing in the canoe whilst experiencing the business of sheep and doing bestiality.2. Naval gear officer, recognized to-be highly strung and dominated because of the team in a sexual way.
a mid-19c. respelling to reflect the modern pronunciation of boatswain.