aboard a ship


aboard a ship
adv. on the ship

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Aboard — A*board , prep. 1. On board of; as, to go aboard a ship. [1913 Webster] 2. Across; athwart. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Nor iron bands aboard The Pontic Sea by their huge navy cast. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ship of Fools (story) — Ship of Fools is a short story written by Ted Kaczynski in which various people, representing oppressed groups in American society, squabble about living conditions aboard a ship, in spite of the fact that its course towards the North Pole… …   Wikipedia

  • Ship's cat — Prime Minister Winston Churchill encounters a ship s cat. He restrains Blackie, the mascot of HMS Prince of Wales, from joining an American destroyer, while the ship s company stand to attention during the playing of the National Anthem …   Wikipedia

  • ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a… …   Universalium

  • Ship of Fools (Russo novel) — Infobox Book name = Ship of Fools (Unto Leviathan) title orig = translator = image caption = 1st edition cover author = Richard Paul Russo illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = subject = genre = Science… …   Wikipedia

  • Ship's bell — A ship s bell is usually made of bronze, and often has the ship s name engraved or cast on it. The ship s cook (or his staff) traditionally has the job of shining the ship s bell. Strikes of a ship s bell are used to indicate the hour aboard a… …   Wikipedia

  • aboard — 1. adverb [əˈbɔːrd/ a) On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car. We all climbed aboard. b) Alongside The ships came close aboard to pass messages. 2. preposition [əˈbɔːrd/ On board of; a …   Wiktionary

  • ship — ship1 [ ʃıp ] noun count *** a very large boat used for carrying people or goods long distances: His ship sailed from Pearl Harbor on Monday. a cargo/cruise/supply ship on board/aboard ship: There were over 350 passengers aboard the ship. a.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • aboard — /euh bawrd , euh bohrd /, adv. 1. on board; on, in, or into a ship, train, airplane, bus, etc.: to step aboard. 2. alongside; to the side. 3. Baseball. on base: a homer with two aboard. 4. all aboard! (as a warning to passengers entering or… …   Universalium

  • aboard — a•board [[t]əˈbɔrd, əˈboʊrd[/t]] adv. 1) on board; on, in, or into a ship, train, airplane, bus, etc.: All aboard![/ex] 2) alongside; to the side 3) into a group as a new member: The manager welcomed him aboard[/ex] 4) on board of; on, in, or… …   From formal English to slang


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