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ship's stores

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

ship's store

noun
1.
a retail store aboard a navy ship that sells toiletries, cigarettes, etc., to the ship's personnel.
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  • Start up additional ship's stores refrigeration containers.
  • Fish, ship's stores, and woodenware swelled the exports.
  • She carried the usual ship's stores and a proper whaling outfit.

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