Definition of Shipwrecks

1. Noun. (plural of shipwreck) ¹



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Definition of Shipwrecks

1. shipwreck [v] - See also: shipwreck

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shipwrecks

shipside
shipsides
shipward
shipwards
shipway
shipways
shipwide
shipworm
shipworms
shipwreck
shipwreck survivor
shipwrecked
shipwreckee
shipwreckees
shipwrecking
shipwrecks (current term)
shipwrecky
shipwright
shipwrights
shipyard
shipyards
shiquolts
shir
shiralee
shiralees
shiranui-gata
shire
shire horse
shire horses
shire town

Literary usage of Shipwrecks

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1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1838)
"Report from a Select Committee appointed to inquire into the Causes of shipwrecks. 1836. THE rapid increase in the number of shipwrecks between the years ..."

2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1896)
"SOME MEMORABLE shipwrecks. BY W. GORDON SMYTHIES. ... Of these notable shipwrecks, the first in respect of date comes HMS Ramillies, a vessel of ninety guns ..."

3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1864)
"On shipwrecks in the ... The facts are taken from James's Naval History and a book upon shipwrecks in the ..."

4. The New Dictionary of Statistics: A Complement to the Fourth Edition of by Augustus Duncan Webb (1911)
"shipwrecks The average annual number and tonnage of sailing and am vessels belonging to the chief maritime countries, lich were removed from the register on ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and "shipwrecks" may be at least mitigated; and that a final conquest of "Plagues and Pestilences" is now at hand. In the preponderating prevalence of ..."

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