shipping articles

noun(used with a plural verb)Nautical.

Origin of shipping articles

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby shipping articles Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use shipping articles in a sentence

  • As for fine words, I might have fancied myself a cousin of the king's, if I'd only put my name to their shipping articles.

    The Wing-and-Wing | J. Fenimore Cooper
  • The owners must also obtain from the collector of the customs a certified copy of the shipping articles.

    The Seaman's Friend | Richard Henry Dana
  • A tug brought out about twenty-five more men, and the crew signed shipping articles for Nassau.