East Indiaman

noun

Definition of East Indiaman

: a large sailing ship formerly used for trading runs to the East Indies

First Known Use of East Indiaman

1675, in the meaning defined above

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“East Indiaman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20Indiaman. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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