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argosies


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Argosy  \Ar"go*sy\,  n.;  pl  {Argosies}.  [Earlier  ragusy  fr 
  ragusa  meaning  orig.  a  vessel  of  Ragusa.] 
  A  large  ship,  esp.  a  merchant  vessel  of  the  largest  size. 
 
  Where  your  argosies  with  portly  sail  .  .  .  Do  overpeer 
  the  petty  traffickers.  --Shak.