Origin of ship chandler
Related formsship chandlery, noun
Examples from the Web for ship chandler
There are two good boat-builders, a good sail-maker, and a ship-chandler.Yachting Vol. 1|Various.
Started without a penny, as clerk in a ship-chandler's store.'
The captain and I stayed on board, and the ship-chandler got a West India boy to cook for us.Man Overboard!|F(rancis) Marion Crawford
Personally, I believed him to be simply a runner for a ship-chandler of whom perhaps you have heard—Captain Macedoine.'Captain Macedoine's Daughter|William McFee
The ship-chandler was in earnest; every intonation proved it.Felix O'Day|F. Hopkinson Smith