Vessel

Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: A watercraft bigger than a rowboat.

Source: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vessel

Found in: “My Boy Willie” by Anonymous line 14 – “When a man o’war vessel she chanced to meet,”

The word vessel mean a ship or large boat. This helps me better understand the poem because it can tell me what kind of transportation she meets at sea.

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