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ship's stores

plural noun
  1. materials, supplies, and equipment for the navigation, maintenance, and operation of a ship.
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Origin of ship's stores

First recorded in 1790–1800

ship's store

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