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

Definition for ship's stores (2 of 2)

ship's store


a retail store aboard a navy ship that sells toiletries, cigarettes, etc., to the ship's personnel. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019