Shipman's card, the mariner's compass. [Obs.] Shak.

(Ship"mas`ter) n. The captain, master, or commander of a ship. Jonah i. 6.

(Ship"mate`) n. One who serves on board of the same ship with another; a fellow sailor.

(Ship"ment) n.

1. The act or process of shipping; as, he was engaged in the shipment of coal for London; an active shipment of wheat from the West.

2. That which is shipped.

The question is, whether the share of M. in the shipment is exempted from condemnation by reason of his neutral domicle.

(Ship"own`er) n. Owner of a ship or ships.

(Ship"pen) n. [AS. scypen. Cf. Shop, Shepen.] A stable; a cowhouse. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

(Ship"per) n. [See Ship, n., and cf. Skipper.] One who sends goods from one place to another not in the same city or town, esp. one who sends goods by water.

(Ship"ping) a.

1. Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns.

2. Relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk.

(Ship"ping), n.

1. The act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool.

2. The collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage.

3. Navigation. "God send 'em good shipping." Shak.

Shipping articles, articles of agreement between the captain of a vessel and the seamen on board, in respect to the amount of wages, length of time for which they are shipping, etc. Bouvier.To take shipping, to embark; to take ship. [Obs.] John vi. 24. Shak.

(Ship"pon) n. A cowhouse; a shippen. [Prov. Eng.]

Bessy would either do fieldwork, or attend to the cows, the shippon, or churn, or make cheese.

(Ship"-rigged`) a. (Naut.) Rigged like a ship, that is, having three masts, each with square sails.

(Ship"man) n.; pl. Shipmen A seaman, or sailor. [Obs. or Poetic] Chaucer. R. Browning.

About midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country.
Acts xxvii. 27.

  By PanEris using Melati.

Previous chapter/page Back Home Email this Search Discuss Bookmark Next chapter/page
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Ltd, and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission.
See our FAQ for more details.