Skipper


Skipper
Skipper Skip"per, n. [D. schipper. See {Shipper}, and {Ship}.] 1. (Naut.) The master of a fishing or small trading vessel; hence, the master, or captain, of any vessel. [1913 Webster]

2. A ship boy. [Obs.] --Congreve. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(of a small vessel), / (Scomberesox saurus) /