ship's store


a retail store aboard a navy ship that sells toiletries, cigarettes, etc., to the ship's personnel.

Definition for ship's store (2 of 2)

ship's stores

plural noun

materials, supplies, and equipment for the navigation, maintenance, and operation of a ship.

Origin of ship's stores

First recorded in 1790–1800 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019