the vessels of a nation that are engaged in commerce.
the officers and crews of such vessels.
- Merchant navy
noun 1. the ships or crew engaged in a nation’s commercial shipping
noun 1. a company, nation, or person that sells military arms on the international market, usually to the highest bidder and without scruple or regard for political ramifications.
noun 1. a comedy (1596?) by Shakespeare.
noun 1. a very wealthy or influential merchant. noun 1. a very wealthy merchant noun a wealthy and politically influential person involved in trade