ship chandler


a person who deals in cordage, canvas, and other supplies for ships.


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Origin of ship chandler

First recorded in 1635–45

OTHER WORDS FROM ship chandler

ship chandlery, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for ship chandler

ship chandler


a person or business dealing in supplies for ships

Derived forms of ship chandler

ship chandlery, noun
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