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Question: English & Literature

give the meaning of argosies with portly sail

In English & Literature | Asked by indubati naik
Asked from the The Merchant of Venice study pack
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An argosy is a type of ship or boat. He's comparing the way they act to large ships that just blow past the smaller ships on the ocean. In other words, the merchants tend to think that they are bigger and better than others.

MHood2 | 378 days ago