noun, plural ar·go·sies.
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No such argosy had ever set out before in pursuit of the golden fleece of happiness.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Is not my anger terrible as I dash your argosy, your thunder-bearing frigate, into fragments, as you would crack an eggshell?A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Argosy, r′go-si, n. a large merchant-vessel richly laden, esp.
I called, stammering incoherently, after her, but her light argosy skimmed the water steadily.The House of a Thousand Candles|Meredith Nicholson
Once more the Golden Hind was at sea steering northward, the richest argosy which had ever yet floated on the ocean.Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith