Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of chandlery.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Lymington is well-stocked with wealthy retirees drawn to the town for its chandleries, excellent harbour and other like-minded souls in deck shoes and blazers.

    Is Lymington the snootiest town in Britain?

  • The motley collection of stables, houses, chandleries, and shanties near the waterfront had been drafted into service as warehouses.

    LAST CALL

  • From Sanlucar to Seville, the banks of that busy waterway were lined with shipyards, chandleries, warehouses, taverns, brothels, and all the industries of maritime trade.

    Champlain's Dream

  • "They've got a couple of chandleries where we can get more supplies, and the inns aren't full."

    Soarer's Choice

  • Almost no one comes to the chandleries or the shops here - not during the day.

    Colors of Chaos

  • The storms of nature and the jealousies in human breasts thwarted La Salle's immediate ambitions, but what has come into that northern valley has followed closely in the path of his purposes, the path traced by his ship built of the trees of Niagara and furnished by the chandleries of Paris.

    The French in the Heart of America

  • I have visited 5 chandleries in Plymouth this morning trying to buy fender socks to fit 200mm x 800mm fenders, guess what?

    YBW News

  • Just about all UK chandleries sell Sterling and much of the product is badged, from the Far East, I believe.

    YBW News

  • Simon chose his moment to place himself and Arabella on the opposite side of it from the white-haired detective, and then he cut rapidly back, dragging her into a narrow alleyway between wharfside yacht chandleries, and thence via some steps to a tiny buvette, from a back window of which they had a good but discreet view below, and they watched Lebec's man as he figuratively, if not actually, scratched his head for a while before he finally gave up and went away.

    Salvage for the Saint

  • You can’t sell a used boat for anything like its survey value, so nobody’s doing anything they don’t absolutely have to to repair or upgrade them, so the local mechanics and chandleries are hurting.

    Why scientists are under-represented in politics. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

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