argosy


argosy
noun (plural -sies) Etymology: modification of Italian ragusea Ragusan vessel, from Ragusa, Dalmatia (now Dubrovnik, Croatia) Date: 1581 1. a large ship; especially a large merchant ship <
three of your argosies are…come to harbor — Shakespeare
>
2. a fleet of ships 3. a rich supply <
an argosy of railway folklore — F. P. Donovan
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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