- /ˈbitʃmastə/ (say 'beechmahstuh)
1. a naval officer assigned to a stretch of shore to supervise the landing of troops or supplies.
2. a dominant breeding male seal who controls a territory, such as a beach, with its breeding females, by show of superior strength.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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