Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exempted from the forfeiture of shipwrecked goods and vessels. This privilege was granted to the Cinque Ports by a charter of Edward I.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Hee, I was at my local supermarket bakery last night but to their credit I have to say that they are decidedly wreck-free.

    Seasoning's Greetings


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.