Definition of Merchant ship

1. Noun. A cargo ship. "They did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"

Exact synonyms: Bottom, Freighter, Merchantman
Generic synonyms: Cargo Ship, Cargo Vessel
Derivative terms: Freight, Freight



Definition of Merchant ship

1. Noun. A marine cargo vessel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merchant Ship

merchandizing
merchandizings
merchandries
merchandry
merchands
merchant
merchant-venturer
merchant bank
merchant banker
merchant bankers
merchant banks
merchant marine
merchant navy
merchant prince
merchant princes
merchant ship (current term)
merchant ships
merchant vessels
merchantability
merchantable
merchanted
merchantess
merchantesses
merchantile
merchanting
merchantlike
merchantly
merchantman
merchantmen
merchantries

Literary usage of Merchant ship

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1863)
"Robert L. Taylor, merchant ship owner. AA Low Д Brother, merchant ship CH Mar shall, ... Your obedient servants, EE Morgan, merchant ship owner. Win. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1910)
"The merchant ship shall be carried immediately to the nearest and most convenient port belonging to the belligerent power, and the ulterior search shall be ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"... 4 and within the jurisdiction aforesaid, pirati- 4 cally and feloniously did steal, take, and carry ' away the said merchant ship, called The 1 ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Lit Digest 52:1266-7 My 6 '16 Guns on the merchant ship. New Repub 6: Am 114:430 Ap 22 '16 Arizona What prohibition did to Arizona. ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The first-class merchant ship costs £28 [$136.08] per ton weight of hull and about £13 [$63.18] per indicated horse-power for the engines. ..."

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