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Definition of Ship
Ship Ship, n. [AS. scipe.]
Pay; reward. [Obs.]
In withholding or abridging of the ship or the hire or
the wages of servants. --Chaucer.
ShipShip Ship, n. [OE. ship, schip, AS. scip; akin to OFries.
skip, OS. scip, D. schip, G. schiff, OHG. scif, Dan. skib,
Sw. skeep, Icel. & Goth. skip; of unknown origin. Cf.
Equip, Skiff, Skipper.]
1. Any large seagoing vessel.
Like a stately ship . . . With all her bravery on,
and tackle trim, Sails filled, and streamers waving.
Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! --Longfellow.
2. Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three
masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of
which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a
topgallant mast, and square-rigged on all masts. See
Illustation in Appendix. ShipShip Ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipped; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for
transportation; to send by water.
The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia,
from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium.
2. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any
conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship
freight by railroad.
3. Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.]
4. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to
5. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
6. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
Ship Ship, v. i.
1. To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a
2. To embark on a ship. --Wyclif (Acts xxviii. 11)
shipPacket Pack"et, n. [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the
same source as E. pack. See Pack.]
1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a
packet of letters. --Shak.
2. Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey
dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying
dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed
days of sailing; a mail boat.
Packet boat, ship, or vessel. See Packet, n., 2.
Packet day, the day for mailing letters to go by packet; or
the sailing day.
Packet note or post. See under Paper.
Meaning of Ship from wikipedia
- A ship
is a large watercraft
the world's oceans
and other sufficiently
deep waterways, carrying goods
or p****engers, or in support
- A ship
is a large vessel
on water, specifically
and the sea. Ship
may also refer
to: Shipping, basic process
- In the metaphysics
of identity, the Ship
is a thought experiment
that has had all of its components...
- The Ship
to: The Ship
(TV series), a 2002 do****entary film The Ship
(video game), a first person shooter computer
game "The Ship
" (Star Trek:...
-breaking (also known
dismantling, or ship
cracking) is a type of ship disposal involving
- A warship
or combatant ship
is a naval ship
that is built
and primarily intended
to the armed forces
of a state...
may be schooners, brigs, brigantines, etc., as well as full-rigged ships
were mostly constructed
(STS) transfer operation
is the transfer
of cargo between seagoing ships positioned alongside
each other, either while stationary
- pronunciation: [²vɑːsa] (listen)) is a Swedish warship built between
1626 and 1628. The ship
sank after sailing roughly
1,300 m (1,400 yd) into her maiden voyage
- sailing ships
square-rigged or fore-and-aft sails. Some ships carry square sails
on each mast—the brig and full-rigged ship
, said to be "ship
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