A large boat for transporting people or goods by sea
A romantic pairing between two characters in a fictional series, often one that is supported or portrayed by fans rather than depicted in the series itself
a ship's hull
A merchant ship with concealed weapons, used by the British in the First and Second World Wars in an attempt to destroy submarines
The position or office of MP.
A ship on which living conditions are extremely unpleasant or one with a reputation for cruelty and tyranny among the crew; a floating ‘hell’.
The ship on which a sailor served before the present one, recalled with nostalgia and typically viewed as superior.
A ship used to carry mail; (South African) = mailboat.
A ship carrying a store of masts.
Poetic the moon considered as or likened to a ship (rare).
A ship carrying whale oil or fuel oil as cargo.
An old shipmate (also as an informal form of address).
A ship having any infectious disease on board.
A ship of not less than 20 guns, the command of which carried the rank of post captain. Compare earlier ship of post.
A ship used to lay submarine pipelines, carried as extended lengths coiled on a reel.
A ship used for transporting rum; specifically a ship engaged in rum-running.
Strict, severe, disciplinarian.
Provide (goods) by direct delivery from the manufacturer to the retailer or customer
(Of a sailor) leave the ship on which one is serving without having obtained permission to do so
Set off on a voyage by ship; embark
Another term for black rat.
A sailing ship with a high mast or masts
A ship used as or converted into a church, especially one used for missionary work.
A ship on which the crew work together harmoniously; figurative an organization characterized by team spirit, easy collaboration, and high morale.
A ship used for minelaying (rare).
A ship which protects smaller vessels or acts as a base for ships or aircraft.
= Peter's boat.
= picket boat.
The ship used as a reference point by a fleet when moving or changing course in formation.
A ship whose crew and passengers are infected with the plague or a similar disease.
A vessel carrying silver, especially a Spanish ship of the plate fleet.
A ship used in rescue; specifically a merchant vessel carrying blankets, medical supplies, etc., used to accompany a convoy during the Second World War (1939–45).
A warship armed with rockets.
A ship which uses rotors as a means of propulsion.
Fail to rejoin one’s ship after absence on leave
A large ship that carries people on voyages for pleasure, typically calling in at several places
A Viking longship ornamented with a beaked prow
A large spacecraft or ship from which smaller craft are launched or maintained
A training ship
A burial in a wooden ship under a mound. The custom was reserved for those who were particularly honoured in Scandinavia and parts of the British Isles in the pagan Anglo-Saxon and Viking periods (6th-11th centuries ad)
A canal wide and deep enough for ships to travel along it
A person employed to manufacture or assemble the structural parts of a ship
A tax raised in England in medieval times to provide ships for the navy
(Of a sailing ship) square-rigged
A ship transporting slaves, especially one carrying slaves from Africa
Transfer (cargo) from one ship or other form of transport to another
The state or fact of being a burgess (of a town, borough, etc.); the status and privileges of a burgess; the freedom of a borough, citizenship.