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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Light-ship  \Light"-ship`\  (l[imac]t"sh[i^]p`),  n.  (Naut.) 
  A  vessel  carrying  at  the  masthead  a  brilliant  light,  and 
  moored  off  a  shoal  or  place  of  dangerous  navigation  as  a 
  guide  for  mariners. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lightship 
  n  :  a  ship  equipped  like  a  lighthouse  and  anchored  where  a 
  permanent  lighthouse  would  be  impracticable 




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