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Ship's chandler   /ʃɪps tʃˈændlər/   Listen
Ship's chandler

A dealer in sails and ropes and other supplies for sailing ships.

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"Ship's chandler" Quotes from Famous Books

... "In pursuance of that policy I want you to go and put up at Mrs. Pickett's boarding house and do your best to enhance the reputation of our agency. I would suggest that you pose as a ship's chandler or something of that sort. You will have to be something maritime or they'll be suspicious of you. And if your visit produces no other results, it will, at least, enable you to make the acquaintance of a very remarkable woman. I commend Mrs. Pickett to your notice. ...
— Death At The Excelsior • P. G. Wodehouse

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