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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large merchant vessel or ship.

Usage examples (34)
  • The argosy was loaded with spices from faraway lands.
  • Mediterranean and from them is derived the word "argosy," signifying
  • A broadening of meaning and another shift in spelling gave us "argosy," denoting any merchant vessel or rich store.
  •   On some outward voyaging argosy, —   Ah! can it be for more
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