• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Ship-chandlery the business wares of a ship-chandler
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. scipscippan, to make—scapan, to shape; Goth. skip, Ice. skip, Ger. schiff.


In literature:

The forecastle was lumbered with ship's chandlery, the hold nigh full of rice, the lazarette crowded with the teas and silks.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
She hurried into the dusty ship chandlery.
"Constance Dunlap" by Arthur B. Reeve
Here was a store where was sold rope and other ship-chandlery.
"The Girls of Central High in Camp" by Gertrude W. Morrison
Ames, Horace T. Ship chandlery Walker's Whf.
"The Story of the Great Fire in St. John, N.B., June 20th, 1877" by George Stewart
Bulow and Company were big handlers, wholesale and retail, of heavy hardware, ship chandlery, and spongefishers' supplies.
"Fighting Byng" by A. Stone

In news:

Life raft servicing company Mobile Ship Chandlery Inc has relocated from downtown Mobile to the Crichton district.