sea stores

plural noun

: supplies (as of foodstuffs) laid in before starting on a sea voyage

Word History

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sea stores was in 1659

Dictionary Entries Near sea stores

Cite this Entry

“Sea stores.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!