large ship

large ship

A ship of over 450 feet (or 137 meters) in length. See also small ship.
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SOME TRAVELERS, journeying along the seashore, climbed to the summit of a tall cliff, and looking over the sea, saw in the distance what they thought was a large ship.
You must know that, in the storm which swamped my boat, a large ship also suffered the same fate.
It appears, from the accounts of subsequent voyagers, that Tamaahmaah afterwards succeeded in his wish of purchasing a large ship.
As soon as it became light enough for me to see my surroundings I noticed that I was near a large ship, and that this ship seemed to be unloading a cargo of pig iron.
Saw one of them picked up by a large ship - seemingly one of the New York line packets.
The only sentinel that guarded the coast (a coast very badly guarded, seeing that a landing from large ships was impossible), without having been able to follow the example of the fishermen, who were gone to bed, imitated them so far, that he slept at the back of his watch-box as soundly as they slept in their beds.
Stately among these restless Insects, were two or three large ships, moving with slow majestic pace, as creatures of a prouder kind, disdainful of their puny journeys, and making for the broad sea.
These voyages gave me such a taste for sailing that I soon determined to explore more distant seas, and commanded a fleet of large ships to be got ready without delay.
Large ships could sail under the boughs of the trees, and in these trees there lived a Nightingale.
We found the little basin occupied by many large ships, and surrounded by warehouses.
The large ship was repaired with personal funds of Sheikh Jaber.
The Aris was the first large ship to be hijacked in the area since 2012, when international patrols were enacted as part of NATO's successful Operation Ocean Shield.

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