shipping articles


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Noun1.shipping articles - a contract between crew and captain of a ship
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
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The best way for common seamen to earn more than their salary on a voyage was by shipping articles of European clothing to the Indies, where they were much in demand.