ship chandler


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

Origin of ship chandler

First recorded in 1635–45

Related forms

ship chandlery, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for ship chandler

ship chandler


a person or business dealing in supplies for ships

Derived Forms

ship chandlery, noun
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