- provisions and supplies to be used on a sea voyage.
Origin of sea stores
First recorded in 1650–60
Also called sea stocks.
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Examples from the Web for sea stores
A place of reserve on the platform deck, for the captain's wines and sea-stores.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
My father was a respectable trader in sea-stores at Nantucket, where I was born.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
They so loaded me with sea-stores, that I sent many of them to Savannah.
All the trees were stripped, and what we did not use we saved for sea-stores.
The figure of a mermaid invited the thirsty wayfarer to beer, and an anchor informed sailors where sea-stores were to be had.Caricature and Other Comic Art