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Meaning of ARGOSY

Pronunciation:  '├órgusee

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[n]  one or more large merchant ships

ARGOSY is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: fleet



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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