He had had no former experience in buying or chartering ships.
chartering a dinghy, I pulled myself off to her, and stepped aboard.
But he was little benefited, and took up his search for health by chartering a yacht for a voyage through the South Seas.
He insisted upon their chartering ships to embark the Turks.
I am of the opinion that the chartering of a national bank will not meet his approval.
We are just on the point of chartering a ship to lay the shore end.
Nine years after the chartering of Jefferson College, it started as an academy, and as an academy it continued several years.
The company is chartering the old Mossamedes and ye're to gang to Africa on board.
I was near being delayed a day at Calais, France, but succeeded in chartering a boat to take me over the Channel.
If there was any difficulty about Wolf's chartering Cayman, she must persuade her husband.
c.1200, from Old French chartre (12c.) "charter, letter, document, covenant," from Latin chartula, literally "little paper," diminutive of charta, carta "paper, document" (see chart (n.)).
early 15c., "provide with a charter," from charter (n.). Meaning "to hire" is attested from 1806. Related: Chartered; chartering.