Merchantman - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmɜːrtʃəntmən|  American pronunciation of the word merchantman
Brit.  |ˈməːtʃ(ə)ntmən|  British pronunciation of the word merchantman

noun

- a cargo ship (syn: bottom, freighter)

Examples

He announced that the brig Swallow had run afoul of a merchantman.

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