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ship's store

noun
1.
a retail store aboard a navy ship that sells toiletries, cigarettes, etc., to the ship's personnel.

ship's stores

plural noun
1.
materials, supplies, and equipment for the navigation, maintenance, and operation of a ship.
Origin of ship's stores
1790-1800
1790-1800
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