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Meaning of ARGOSY

Pronunciation:  '├órgusee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one or more large merchant ships
 

ARGOSY is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: fleet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar"go*sy\, n.; pl. {Argosies}. [Earlier ragusy, fr.
ragusa meaning orig. a vessel of Ragusa.]
A large ship, esp. a merchant vessel of the largest size.

      Where your argosies with portly sail . . . Do overpeer
      the petty traffickers.                   --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: armada, bark, boat, bottom, bottoms, bucket, coast guard, craft, division, escadrille, fleet, flotilla, hooker, hulk, hull, keel, leviathan, line, marine, merchant fleet, merchant marine, merchant navy, mosquito fleet, Naval Construction Battalion, naval forces, naval militia, naval reserve, navy, packet, RN, Royal Navy, Seabees, ship, shipping, ships, squadron, task force, task group, tonnage, tub, United States Navy, USN, vessel, watercraft, whaling fleet
 

 

 

 

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