well-found


well-found

well-found [wel-found] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. well-furnished with supplies, necessaries, etc.: a well-found ship.

Origin of well-found 1300–50 for earlier sense “welcome”; Middle English Examples from the Web for well-found Historical Examples of well-found

  • Finally, there is all that is needed in every well-found vessel which is ‘fit to go foreign.’

    All Afloat

    William Wood

  • The Triton was a well-found, well-officered, and well-manned ship.

    A Voyage round the World

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Uruguay, more especially its capital, is well-found in the matter of femininity.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • So the passage seems “well-found” and successful by dint of suggestion.

    Adventures among Books

    Andrew Lang

  • By this time his vessels had become strained, so that well-found merchant ships had less difficulty in escaping them.

    A Short History of the Royal Navy 1217 to 1688

    David Hannay

  • British Dictionary definitions for well-found well-found adjective (well found when postpositive)

    1. furnished or supplied with all or most necessary things

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