noun, plural mer·chant·men.
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Example sentences from the Web for merchantman
The stranger came bowling down under full sail and fired a gun as a hint for the supposed merchantman to stop.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
We will give him two more broadsides with grape through his stern windows, and then bear up after that lumbering merchantman.
Later on engaged a pirate brigantine, the Agile, of ten guns, which had just captured a Spanish merchantman.
A stately merchantman with snowy canvas was entering the Gate.Legends and Tales|Bret Harte
“She is the very merchantman we saw yesterday, or I am much mistaken,” observed the commander.The Missing Ship|W. H. G. Kingston