From Middle English schipman, from Old English scipmann (“shipman, mariner, sailor, rower; one who goes on trading voyages; pirate"), equivalent to ship +"Ž man. Cognate with Icelandicskipmaður, skipamaður (“shipman").
Shipman Sentence Examples
The name is of uncertain origin; some derive it from lolium, tares, quoting Chaucer (C. Shipman's Prologue) "This Loller heer wil prechen us somwhat..
But until then the trust that Shipman enjoyed appeared boundless.
All Shipman proposed was that he should take an electrocardiogram (ECG ), presumably the following week.
Shipman recorded the immediate cause of death as cerebral embolus, which had lasted minutes.
We now know that, in later years, Shipman was to become a serial murderer.