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Idioms for ship

Origin of ship

1
before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English scip; cognate with Dutch schip, German Schiff, Old Norse, Gothic skip; (v.) Middle English s(c)hip(p)en, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM ship

ship·less, adjectiveship·less·ly, adverbmis·ship, verb, mis·shipped, mis·ship·ping.pre·ship, verb (used with object), pre·shipped, pre·ship·ping.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ship

barge boat canoe cruise ship sailboat ship yacht
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British Dictionary definitions for run a tight ship

ship
/ (ʃɪp) /

noun

verb ships, shipping or shipped

See also ship out

Derived forms of ship

shippable, adjective

Word Origin for ship

Old English scip; related to Old Norse skip, Old High German skif ship, scipfī cup
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Idioms and Phrases with run a tight ship (1 of 2)

run a tight ship

see tight ship.

Idioms and Phrases with run a tight ship (2 of 2)

ship

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