Gob and Tar
Similar meaning words
Gob noun - One who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel.
Usage example: avast, ye gobs, and haul anchor!
Tar noun - One who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel.
Usage example: a book about the adventurous lives of tars, skippers, and pirates of the 18th century
Gob is a synonym for tar in sea topic. You can use "Gob" instead a noun "Tar", if it concerns topics such as sailor, mariner. popular alternative
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