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noun 
  1. In a ship's boat, the helmsman given charge of the boat's crew.
  2. In a rowing crew, the member who steers the shell and coordinates the power and rhythm of the rowers.
  3. (archaic) The second or third mate of a vessel, in charge of the master's barge.
  4. Naval A rank or position.<ol type="A"><li>Canadian Navy Coxswain (or Capitaine d'Armes) is the senior non-commissioned officer aboard a ship</li><li>British Royal Navy Cadets Cadet Coxswain is the highest normal rank which may be achieved.</li></ol>

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