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(v) : to force or trick (someone) into joining a ship which is lacking a full crew; to abduct or coerce
"1999: It was the strangest galley: the sounds, the steam, he's screaming at his coworkers. I felt like I'd been shanghaied. -- 'The Resurrection of Tom Waits', Rolling Stone 24 Jun 1999 (Innocent When You Dream, Orion 2006, p. 256)"
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website design charlotte.
Definition of shanghai:

(v) : to force or trick (someone) into joining a ship which is lacking a full crew; to abduct or coerce
"1999: It was the strangest galley: the sounds, the steam, he's screaming at his coworkers. I felt like I'd been shanghaied. -- 'The Resurrection of Tom Waits', Rolling Stone 24 Jun 1999 (Innocent When You Dream, Orion 2006, p. 256)"

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