American vessel

noun

: a vessel registered under the laws of the U.S. : a vessel owned by or chartered to Americans

Word History

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American vessel was in 1776

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“American vessel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20vessel. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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