Reference Entry

boatswain

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Third edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780199666317
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191800979
boatswain

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is now generally pronounced boh-suhn regardless of whether it is spelt this way or as bosun.

Reference Entry.  17 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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