Ship"shape` (?), a.

Arranged in a manner befitting a ship; hence, trim; tidy; orderly.

Even then she expressed her scorn for the lubbery executioner's mode of tying a knot, and did it herself in a shipshape orthodox manner. De Quincey.

Keep everything shipshape, for I must go Tennyson.

 

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Ship"shape` (?), adv.

In a shipshape or seamanlike manner.

 

© Webster 1913.

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