ship chandler

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. shinty,
  2. shiny,
  3. ship,
  4. ship biscuit,
  5. ship canal,
  6. ship decanter,
  7. ship money,
  8. ship of state,
  9. ship of the line,
  10. ship of war

Origin of ship chandler

First recorded in 1635–45

Related formsship chandlery, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for ship chandler

ship chandler

noun

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

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