troopship

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Etymology[edit]

From troop +‎ ship.

Noun[edit]

troopship (plural troopships)

  1. A ship used to transport military troops.
    • 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, p. 65:
      The former, on the other hand, would put his troopships safely out of its reach.

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