shanghaiing

[ shang-hahy, shang-hahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF shanghaiing

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The cheerful industry of shanghaiing was reduced to a science.

In “Shanghaiing” a sober man, resort is had to false promises.

It seems a fellow who was in prison down at Logan with Gates and Hegan helped them engineer my shanghaiing.

I suppose youve done a bit of shanghaiing in your day, eh, Hennessy?

Usually, however, “Shanghaiing” is practised upon drunken sailors only.

The various methods of forcing a sailor to sea are called “Shanghaiing.”