Definition of Shipfuls

1. Noun. (plural of shipful) ¹



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Definition of Shipfuls

1. shipful [n] - See also: shipful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shipfuls

shipboard system
shipboards
shipborne
shipbound
shipbroker
shipbrokers
shipbroking
shipbuilder
shipbuilders
shipbuilding
shipbuilding industry
shipbuildings
shipfitter
shipfitters
shipful
shipfuls (current term)
shipfyrd
shiphandler
shiphandlers
shipholder
shipholders
shiplap
shiplaps
shipless
shiplet
shiplets
shiplike
shipling
shipload
shiploads

Literary usage of Shipfuls

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1880)
"... [Southampton] against 33 shipfuls, and there a mickle reckoning slew, and had the day. And this year forth-fared ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"... brought three " shipfuls " more, to found the kingdom of Wessex The absurdity of the prevaling notion, and the origin of the error, are shown in some ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"... who began at the same time to be unloaded by shipfuls on the colonies and to be treated almost exactly the same as the indentured white servants. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1867)
"... brought three " shipfuls " more, to found the kingdom of Wessex. The absurdity of the prevaling notion, and the origin of the error, are shown in some ..."

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