Definitions

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  • adj. Owning a ship.
  • n. Ownership of a ship or ships.

Etymologies

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ship +‎ owning

Examples

  • Isn't the fairest kind of shipowning to risk men's lives?

    The Wrecker

  • He's in Finland, Denmark, and Norway -- with the tab for the travel footed by various shipowning interests.

    IsThatLegal?

  • This utterance seems to have made a profound impression; for a time Stephen's views became the fixed beliefs of influential public men as well as of the naval and shipowning interests.

    The Wars Between England and America

  • The three great types of compound engines may be placed as follows in the order of their general acceptance by the shipowning community: (1)

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 299, September 24, 1881

  • Whether it was insurance, or banking, or underwriting, or shipowning, he insisted that some one who knew the business should see the writing before it was published.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • There were rumors that he had been entertained at the palace in Keegark, just as he was usually entertained by the big shipowning nobles here at Konkrook; come to think of it, the last time here, he'd been guest of the Keegarkan ambassador.

    Ullr Uprising

  • There was no knowing where a man would stop, who had got his foot into a great mill-owning, shipowning business like that of Guest & Co., with a banking concern attached.

    VII. Enter the Aunts and Uncles. Book I—Boy and Girl

  • It was true that he came of a shipowning family -- and perhaps inherited a slight tendency to see things from a shipowning point of view -- but in England we did not suspect a man on such a score as that.

    War and the future: Italy, France and Britain at war

  • The drop was from a grand total, sail and steam together, of a million and a third, which then made Canada the fourth shipowning country in the world and put her ahead of many nations with more than ten times her population.

    All Afloat A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways

  • And there was another shipowning fellow — a fat chap in a white waistcoat in Wellington, who seemed to think I was up to some swindle or other.

    Lord Jim

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