Definition of Troopship

1. Noun. Ship for transporting troops.

Generic synonyms: Ship, Troop Carrier, Troop Transport



Definition of Troopship

1. n. A vessel built or fitted for the conveyance of troops; a transport.

Definition of Troopship

1. Noun. A ship used to transport military troops. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troopship

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troopship

troop
troop carrier
troop movement
troop transport
troopbird
trooped
trooper
troopers
troopfowl
troopial
troopials
trooping
troopmate
troopmates
troops
troopship (current term)
troopships
troosers
troostite
troostites
trooz
trop
tropaean
tropaeola
tropaeolin
tropaeolums
tropaic acid
tropane
tropanes
troparia

Literary usage of Troopship

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1. From Private to Field-marshal by William Robert Robertson (1921)
"... —Leave England for India—Life on board a troopship—Join 3rd Dragoon Guards—Camp of exercise at Meerut—Pass Lower Standard Examination in Hindustani—Life ..."

2. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"... Mr. Chapman, ordered to Europe — Visit the city of Cape Town — Skippers of burned ships not friendly and disposed to start a rough-house — HM troopship ..."

3. The Handy Man Afloat & Ashore by George Goodenough (1901)
"In the Tamar troopship. AFTER a little over three years of life in an Indian trooper, I turned over to the Tamar troopship for Imperial service, ..."

4. Fifty Years of My Life in the World of Sport at Home and Abroad by John Dugdale Astley (1895)
"A Little Bit about my Old Regiment—How I Evaded the Authorities and got on Board the troopship—'Curly' Knox in ..."

5. A Treasury of War Poetry: British and American Poems of the World War, 1914-1919 by George Herbert Clarke (1919)
"Robert Graves ON A troopship, 1915 FAREWELL! the village leaning to the hill, And all the cawing rooks that homeward fly; The bees; the drowsy anthem of the ..."

6. Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping by Herbert B. Mason (1908)
"In 1676 he was promoted lieutenant- admiral, and died at Amsterdam, May 29, 1691, and, like his father, was buried at Delft. troopship. ..."

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