ship chandler

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noun

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

Origin of ship chandler

First recorded in 1635–45
Related formsship chandlery, noun
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ship chandler

noun

a person or business dealing in supplies for ships
Derived Formsship chandlery, noun
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