n.1.Pay; reward.
1.Any large seagoing vessel.
Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State!
- Longfellow.
2.Specifically, a vessel furnished with a bowsprit and three masts (a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast), each of which is composed of a lower mast, a topmast, and a topgallant mast, and square-rigged on all masts. See Illustation in Appendix.
3.A dish or utensil (originally fashioned like the hull of a ship) used to hold incense.
Armed ship
a private ship taken into the service of the government in time of war, and armed and equipped like a ship of war.
General ship
See under General.
- Brande & C.
Ship biscuit
hard biscuit prepared for use on shipboard; - called also ship bread. See Hardtack.
Ship boy
a boy who serves in a ship.
Ship breaker
one who breaks up vessels when unfit for further use.
- Shak.
Ship broker
a mercantile agent employed in buying and selling ships, procuring cargoes, etc., and generally in transacting the business of a ship or ships when in port.
Ship canal
a canal suitable for the passage of seagoing vessels.
Ship carpenter
a carpenter who works at shipbuilding; a shipwright.
Ship chandler
one who deals in cordage, canvas, and other, furniture of vessels.
Ship chandlery
the commodities in which a ship chandler deals; also, the business of a ship chandler.
Ship fever
(Med.) a form of typhus fever; - called also putrid fever, jail fever, or hospital fever.
Ship joiner
a joiner who works upon ships.
Ship letter
a letter conveyed by a ship not a mail packet.
Ship money
(Eng. Hist.) an imposition formerly charged on the ports, towns, cities, boroughs, and counties, of England, for providing and furnishing certain ships for the king's service. The attempt made by Charles I. to revive and enforce this tax was resisted by John Hampden, and was one of the causes which led to the death of Charles. It was finally abolished.
Ship of the line
See under Line.
Ship pendulum
a pendulum hung amidships to show the extent of the rolling and pitching of a vessel.
Ship railway
a - An inclined railway with a cradelike car, by means of which a ship may be drawn out of water, as for repairs
b - A railway arranged for the transportation of vessels overland between two water courses or harbors.
Ship's company
the crew of a ship or other vessel.
Ship's days
the days allowed a vessel for loading or unloading.
Ship's husband
See under Husband.
Ship's papers
(Mar. Law) papers with which a vessel is required by law to be provided, and the production of which may be required on certain occasions. Among these papers are the register, passport or sea letter, charter party, bills of lading, invoice, log book, muster roll, bill of health, etc.
To make ship
to embark in a ship or other vessel.
- Bouvier.
v. t.1.To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water.
[imp. & p. p. Shipped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shipping.]
2.By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad.
3.Hence, to send away; to get rid of.
4.To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen.
5.To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea.
6.To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
v. i.1.To engage to serve on board of a vessel; as, to ship on a man-of-war.
2.To embark on a ship.
Noun1.ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
Verb1.ship - transport commercially
Synonyms: send, transport
2.ship - hire for work on a ship
3.ship - go on board
Synonyms: embark
4.ship - travel by ship
5.ship - place on board a ship; "ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"

SHIP. This word, in its most enlarged sense, signifies a vessel employed in navigation; for example, the terms the ship's papers, the ship's husband, shipwreck, and the like, are employed whether the vessel referred to be a brig, a sloop, or a three-masted vessel.
     2. In a more confined sense, it means such a vessel with three masts 4 Wash. C. C. Rep. 530; Wesk. Inst. h.t. p. 514 the boats and rigging; 2 Marsh. Ins. 727 together with the anchors, masts, cables, pullies, and such like objects, are considered as part of the ship. Pard. n. 599; Dig. 22, 2, 44.
     3. The capacity of a ship is ascertained by its tonnage, or the space which may be occupied by its cargo. Vide Story's Laws U. S. Index, h.t.; Gordon's Dig. h.t.; Abbott on Ship. Index, h.t.; Park. Ins. Index, h.t.; Phil. Ev. Index, h.t. Bac. Ab. Merchant, N; 3 Kent, Com. 93 Molloy, Jure Mar. Index, h.t.; l Chit. Pr. 91; Whart. Dig. h.t.; 1 Bell's Com. 496, 624; and see General Ships; Names of Ships.

To see a ship in your dream, denotes that you are exploring aspects of your emotions and unconscious mind. The state and condition of the ship is indicative of your emotional state. If it is a cruise ship, then it suggests pleasant moods. If it is a warship, then you are experiencing feelings of aggression. To dream that you are sailing the high seas in a ship, denotes that you are standing tall in times emotional turmoil.Graf Zeppelin, address, aeroplane, aerostat, air-express, aircraft, airfreight, airmail, airplane, airship, argosy, ark, avion, back, bag, balance rudder, ballonet, balloon, barge, barrel, bathyscaphe, batten, beak, beakhead, beam, bilge keelson, bitt, blimp, board, boat, bollard, bollard timber, bottle, bow, box, bracket plate, bridge, bulkhead, bulwarks, burden, bus, cam cleat, can, capstan, caravel, cargo ship, carling, carry, cart, casemate, cathead, ceiling, centerboard, cleat, coach, coast guard cutter, coaster, collier, companion, companionway, conning tower, consign, counter, crate, cutter, cutwater, daggerboard, davit, deadwood, deliver, depart, derelict, direct, dirigible, dirigible balloon, dislocate, dispatch, disturb, dray, dredge, drop a letter, embark, entrance, expedite, export, express, fantail, ferry, figurehead, fill, fishing boat, float, flying machine, forefoot, foresheets, foretop, forward, frame, freeboard, freight, freighter, futtock, gangplank, gangway, garboard strake, gasbag, get out, gudgeon, gunnel, gunwale, hatch, hatchway, haul, hawse, hawse timber, hawsehole, hawsepiece, hawsepipe, head, heap, heap up, heavier-than-air craft, heel, hydrofoil, icebreaker, island, keel, keel and keelson, keelson, kevel, kite, knee, lade, larboard, lash, leave, lee, lee side, leeward, lighter, lighter-than-air craft, lightship, liner, load, mail, maintop, mass, merchant ship, merchantman, mizzentop, move, nose, ocean liner, oiler, pack, pack away, packet, packet boat, paddle steamer, paddle wheel, picket ship, pile, pintle, plane, planking, pocket, poop, port, porthole, portside, post, propeller, prow, pulpit, quit, raft, rail, refrigeration ship, remit, remove, revenue cutter, rib, rigid airship, rotor, rotor ship, route, rubrail, rudder, rudderpost, rudderstock, run, sack, scram, screw steamer, scupper, scuttle, scuttlebutt, self-propelled barge, semirigid airship, send, send away, send forth, send off, set sail, shaft tunnel, sheave hole, sheer strake, sheets, shelf, shelfpiece, shift, ship out, side-wheeler, skeg, slaver, sled, sledge, snorkel, spar-decker, stack, stanchion, starboard, steam schooner, steam yacht, steamer, stem, stern, stern-wheeler, store, storeship, stow, strake, superstructure, tail end, take off, tanker, tender, tiller, tramp steamer, transfer, transmit, transom, transport, trawler, truck, turbine, van, vessel, wagon, waterline, waterway, weather, weather ship, weather side, weatherboard, whaler, wheel, wheelbarrow, winch, windlass, windward, zeppelin
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ship biscuit
Ship boy
ship bread
Ship breaker
ship broker
ship builder
ship canal
Ship carpenter
ship chandler
Ship chandlery
Ship damages
Ship fever
Ship in ballast
Ship joiner
Ship letter
ship money
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