storeship

noun
store·​ship | \ˈstȯr-ˌship \

Definition of storeship 

: a ship used to carry supplies

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Other businessmen followed suit, and by late 1850 there were dozens of storeships on the waterfront. Gary Kamiya, San Francisco Chronicle, "How ships on dry land helped Gold Rush San Francisco grow," 16 Feb. 2018 The catastrophe spelled the beginning of the end of the storeships. Gary Kamiya, San Francisco Chronicle, "How ships on dry land helped Gold Rush San Francisco grow," 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of storeship

1693, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of storeship was in 1693

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