One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A member of one of the construction battalions of the Civil Engineer Corps of the US Navy.
- ‘This is the actual beginning of the renowned Seabees, who obtained their designation from the initial letters of Construction Battalion.’
- ‘These are examples of Seabee Battalion patches from the Museum's collection’
- ‘Thousands of Seabees served in combat areas of Korea during the war, but many other Seabees were stationed in lonely outposts all over the world.’
Representing a pronunciation of the letters CB (from construction battalion).
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