Definition of Plimsoll

1. Noun. Waterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded.




2. Noun. A light gym shoe with a rubber sole and a canvas top.

Definition of Plimsoll

1. Noun. (British) A rubber-soled lace-up canvas shoe for sports or onboard ships; a precursor of trainers. ¹

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Definition of Plimsoll

1. a rubber-soled cloth shoe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plimsoll

plighter
plighters
plightful
plighting
plightly
plights
plim
plimed
pliming
plimmed
plimming
plims
plimsol
plimsole
plimsoles
plimsoll (current term)
plimsolled
plimsolls
plimsols
pling
plings
plink
plinked
plinker
plinkers
plinking
plinks
plinky
plinth
plinthed

Literary usage of Plimsoll

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1. Labour Legislation, Labour Movements, and Labour Leaders by George Howell (1902)
""OUR SEAMEN"—THE STORY OF THE plimsoll MOVEMENT " I "HE late Mr. Samuel plimsoll has told the ... In 1 In later years Mr. plimsoll married a second time, ..."

2. History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce by William Schaw Lindsay (1876)
"... Our Seamen,' 1873—An extension of the principle applied to testing chain-cables strongly urged—Mr. plimsoll moves an Address for a Commission of Inquiry ..."

3. English Radical Leaders by Richard Josiah Hinton (1875)
"Parliamentary history records no incident more striking than when Mr. plimsoll woke the echoes in St. Stephens, on the 23d of July, 1875, ..."

4. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"plimsoll MARK. The plimsoll Mark is the mark painted on the sides of a ship at the middle ... Explanation of Symbols on the plimsoll Mark. FW = Fresh Water. ..."

5. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1910)
"plimsoll MARK. The plimsoll Mark is the mark painted on the sides of a ship at the middle ... Explanation of Symbols on the plimsoll Mark. FW = Fresh Water. ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1876)
"Mr. plimsoll took the floor and delivered a speech in which he violently attacked ... Mr. plimsoll added that he was determined to unmask these villains. ..."

7. Modern England: A Record of Opinion and Action from the Time of the French by Alfred William Benn (1908)
"Samuel plimsoll, a Nonconformist philanthropist who first entered Parliament in 1868, ... According to plimsoll, rotten old craft were bought up by regular ..."

8. Labour Legislation, Labour Movements, and Labour Leaders by George Howell (1902)
""OUR SEAMEN"—THE STORY OF THE plimsoll MOVEMENT " I "HE late Mr. Samuel plimsoll has told the ... In 1 In later years Mr. plimsoll married a second time, ..."

9. History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce by William Schaw Lindsay (1876)
"... Our Seamen,' 1873—An extension of the principle applied to testing chain-cables strongly urged—Mr. plimsoll moves an Address for a Commission of Inquiry ..."

10. English Radical Leaders by Richard Josiah Hinton (1875)
"Parliamentary history records no incident more striking than when Mr. plimsoll woke the echoes in St. Stephens, on the 23d of July, 1875, ..."

11. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1921)
"plimsoll MARK. The plimsoll Mark is the mark painted on the sides of a ship at the middle ... Explanation of Symbols on the plimsoll Mark. FW = Fresh Water. ..."

12. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1910)
"plimsoll MARK. The plimsoll Mark is the mark painted on the sides of a ship at the middle ... Explanation of Symbols on the plimsoll Mark. FW = Fresh Water. ..."

13. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1876)
"Mr. plimsoll took the floor and delivered a speech in which he violently attacked ... Mr. plimsoll added that he was determined to unmask these villains. ..."

14. Modern England: A Record of Opinion and Action from the Time of the French by Alfred William Benn (1908)
"Samuel plimsoll, a Nonconformist philanthropist who first entered Parliament in 1868, ... According to plimsoll, rotten old craft were bought up by regular ..."

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