- a person who deals in cordage, canvas, and other supplies for ships.
Origin of ship chandler
Examples from the Web for ship chandler
Historical Examples of ship chandler
There are two good boat-builders, a good sail-maker, and a ship-chandler.Yachting Vol. 1
We repaired to the ship-chandler's, saw the latest papers and heard all the news.The Cruise of the 'Alerte'
E. F. Knight
Started without a penny, as clerk in a ship-chandler's store.'
The ship-chandler was in earnest; every intonation proved it.
It had been some weeks since he had visited the ship-chandler.
- a person or business dealing in supplies for ships