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shipment the act of shipping cargo. [2 definitions]
ship of the line formerly, a sailing warship of the largest class, having a place in the line of battle.
shippable able to be shipped; suitable for being shipped.
shipper a person in the business of sending and delivering goods; shipping agent.
shipping the act or business of one who ships. [2 definitions]
shipping clerk an employee who attends to the shipping and receiving of goods and merchandise.
shipping room a room or department in a company where goods are packed for transport.
shipshape well arranged; orderly; tidy. [2 definitions]
shipside the portion of a dock alongside a ship.
shipway the structure that supports a ship during construction. [2 definitions]
shipworm any of various marine bivalves that burrow into submerged wood, as of ships or piers, often causing extensive damage.
shipwreck the destruction or loss of a ship, as by being thrown against rocks or broken up in a storm. [6 definitions]
shipwright a worker engaged in the construction or repair of ships, esp. as a carpenter.
shipyard an enclosed area in which ships are constructed or repaired.
shire in Great Britain, a territorial administrative division; county.
shirk to escape from or avoid doing (one's work or duty). [2 definitions]
Shirley Temple1 singing and dancing child star of American movies in the 1930s, later a U.S. diplomat (as Shirley Temple Black); born Shirley Jane Temple (b.1928).
Shirley Temple2 a non-alcoholic cocktail named after the child movie star Shirley Temple. (See Temple, Shirley.)
Shirley Temple Black see "Shirley Temple."
shirr to gather (cloth) on three or more parallel threads to form thin pleats. [3 definitions]
shirring a drawing up or gathering up of cloth on three or more parallel threads, or a trim made by this method.