ship money

noun

English history a tax levied to finance the fitting out of warships: abolished 1640

Nearby words

  1. ship,
  2. ship biscuit,
  3. ship canal,
  4. ship chandler,
  5. ship decanter,
  6. ship of state,
  7. ship of the line,
  8. ship of war,
  9. ship out,
  10. ship's articles

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