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shipwrecked


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shipwreck  \Ship"wreck`\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shipwrecked};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Shipwrecking}.] 
  1.  To  destroy,  as  a  ship  at  sea,  by  running  ashore  or  on 
  rocks  or  sandbanks,  or  by  the  force  of  wind  and  waves  in  a 
  tempest. 
 
  Shipwrecking  storms  and  direful  thunders  break. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  experience  shipwreck,  as  sailors  or 
  passengers.  Hence  to  cause  to  suffer  some  disaster  or 
  loss  to  destroy  or  ruin,  as  if  by  shipwreck;  to  wreck; 
  as  to  shipwreck  a  business.  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  shipwrecked 
  adj  1:  suffering  the  misfortune  of  shipwreck;  "shipwrecked 
  sailors";  "castaways  marooned  on  a  desert  island" 
  [syn:  {castaway}] 
  2:  aground  as  a  consequence  of  a  shipwreck 




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