in or belonging to the middle part of a ship.

1545–55; mid- + ship

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midship (ˈmɪdˌʃɪp)
1.  in, of, or relating to the middle of a vessel
2.  the middle of a vessel

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Example sentences
By putting it midship, the car's handling, acceleration and braking improve
Pick a stateroom that's close to midship and on a lower deck if you're highly
  susceptible to seasickness.
These were ignited in the midship house and flashed back through the vent
  piping system.
The vessel had been pushed atop the ledge to the midship section.
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