argosy (n.) Old form(s): Argosie, Argosies
large merchant ship
3H6 II.vi.36[Edward to all] a sail, filled with a fretting gust, / [doth] Command an argosy to stem the waves
MV I.i.9[Salerio to Antonio] your argosies with portly sail
MV I.iii.18[Shylock to Bassanio, of Antonio] He hath an argosy bound to Tripolis
MV III.i.92[Tubal to Shylock, of Antonio] [he] Hath an argosy cast away coming from Tripolis
MV V.i.276[Portia to Antonio] three of your argosies / Are richly come to harbour
TS II.i.367[Gremio to Baptista and Tranio as Lucentio, of his dower for Bianca] an argosy / That now is lying in Marseilles road
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