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Ship

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SHIP, as a termination, denotes state or office as in lordship.

SHIP. See Shape.

SHIP, n. L. scapha from the root of shape. In a general sense, a vessel or building of a peculiar structure, adapted to navigation, or floating on water by means of sails. In an appropriate sense, a building of a structure or form fitted for navigation, furnished with a bowsprit and three masts, a main-mast, a fore-mast and a mizen-mast, each of which is composed a lower-mast, a top-mast and top-gallant-mast, and square rigged. Ships are of various sizes and are for various uses most of them however fall under the denomination of ships of war and merchant's ships.

SHIP,

1. To put on board of a ship or vessel of any kind as, to ship goods at Liverpoll for New York.
2. To transport in a ship to convey by water.

The sun shall no sooner the mountains touch,

But we will ship him hence. Shak.

3. To receive into a ship or vessel as, to ship at sea.

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Entry for 'Ship'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/s/ship.html.

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