What does the word vessel mean?

Usage examples for vessel

  1. I'm thinking, Eric, that this is about as bad weather as any vessel can live through! – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  2. It must be another vessel, surely. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  3. It ain't every day you can buy a vessel like that for the price. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various