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ship chandler

noun

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


ship chandler

noun

  1. a person or business dealing in supplies for ships


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Derived Forms

  • ship chandlery, noun
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Other Words From

  • ship chandlery noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of ship chandler1

First recorded in 1635–45
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Example Sentences

"De Long" is just the kind of story of the crooked cosmopolitan ship-chandler that Conrad would write, indeed has written.

A blind-cord creaked, a window went up over a ship-chandler's shop next door, and a man thrust out his head.

The captain and I stayed on board, and the ship-chandler got a West India boy to cook for us.

He was the son of a merchant-captain, and passed his life as a ship chandler in Wapping: I need not search for a better witness.

He was originally a piano maker, and afterwards a ship chandler at Wapping, which trade he carried on till his death.

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