Inchmaree clause

noun
Inch·​ma·​ree clause | \ ˈinch-mə-rē- \

Legal Definition of Inchmaree clause

: a clause in a marine insurance policy that covers damage or loss caused by the negligence of a vessel's own captain or crew or by any defect in the ship's hull or machinery

History and Etymology for Inchmaree clause

after Inchmaree, a British steamer whose 1884 sinking in Liverpool harbor resulted in its formulation

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Inchmaree clause

Cite this Entry

“Inchmaree clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/Inchmaree%20clause. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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