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Cunard +‎ -er. The company was founded by Sir Samuel Cunard (1787-1865).



Cunarder (plural Cunarders)

  1. A steamship operated by the Cunard Line.
    • 1877, Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen, Tales From Two Hemispheres:
      Our Norseman found himself standing on the deck of a huge black-hulled Cunarder.
    • 1896, William Dean Howells, The Landlord At Lions Head:
      a gasping August, whose hot breath thickened round the Cunarder before she got half-way up the harbor.
    • 1912, Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters:
      Wireless despatches up to noon Monday showed that the passengers of the Titanic were being transferred aboard the steamer Carpathia, a Cunarder, which left New York, April 13th, for Naples.