Definition for SHIP'WRECK

SHIP'WRECK, n. [ship and wreck.]

  1. The destruction of a ship or other vessel by being cast ashore or broken to pieces by beating against rocks and the like. – Mar. Dict.
  2. The parts of a shattered ship. [Unusual.] – Dryden.
  3. Destruction. To make shipwreck concerning faith, is to apostatize from the love, profession and practice of divine truth which had been embraced. – 1 Tim. 1.

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