noun Date: 1596 a person or company that cuts, assembles, and sews sails and canvas parts for boats

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  • sailmaker — [sail′māk΄ər] n. a person who makes or repairs sails; specif., one who designs and tests sails, esp. for racing …   English World dictionary

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  • sailmaker — /sayl may keuhr/, n. 1. a person who makes or repairs sails. 2. a former rank of warrant officer in the U.S. Navy. [1590 1600; SAIL + MAKER] * * * …   Universalium

  • sailmaker — noun One whose occupation is to make or repair sails …   Wiktionary

  • sailmaker — n. person who makes sails; company that manufactures sails …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sailmaker — noun a person who makes, repairs, or alters sails as a profession. Derivatives sailmaking noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • sailmaker — noun a maker of sails • Hypernyms: ↑maker, ↑shaper …   Useful english dictionary

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