cable ship

noun

Definition of cable ship

: a ship fitted for laying and repairing submarine cables

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First Known Use of cable ship

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Cable ship.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cable%20ship. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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