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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shanghai.

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Examples

  • In essence, the government "shanghaied" employees of a competitor as reprisal for a business deal gone afoul.

    Shanghaied by Chinese��

  • Mr. Fenton had gone to the city late in the preceding Fall, under the belief that the missing witness was found; but arrived too late, since Hiram had been "shanghaied" aboard a sailing vessel belonging to the big syndicate, and carried away to unknown seas, perhaps never to return.

    Fred Fenton on the Crew or, The Young Oarsmen of Riverport School

  • Russian government never said anything about the incident, the United States is still ignorant of the whereabouts of the lost poacher, nor has she ever heard, officially, of the way in which some of her citizens "shanghaied" five subjects of the tsar.

    The Lost Poacher

  • As the Russian government never said anything about the incident, the United States is still ignorant of the whereabouts of the lost poacher, nor has she ever heard, officially, of the way in which some of her citizens "shanghaied" five subjects of the tsar.

    The Lost Poacher

  • He was in fact 'shanghaied' aboard a gallant, gallant ship, and sailed for a far countree.

    Can Such Things Be

  • Dutchman, whom he "shanghaied" soon after, then "reigned peacefully in his stead."

    Voyage of the Liberdade

  • Any appeal will probably hinge on the university's claim that Dareus has been honest with investigators about being duped (or "shanghaied," to use Saban's term) into taking the trips by his friend, North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin, who reportedly paid for Dareus 'airfare to Miami and a hotel room while keeping Dareus in the dark about any connections to agents.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • 'shanghaied' aboard a gallant, gallant ship, and sailed for a far countree.

    Can Such Things Be

  • "shanghaied" in San Francisco drugged and carried on board unconscious while another man "signed on" for him and drew three months of his wages in advance those who shipped him had omitted to search him, and his money-belt was intact.

    Those Who Smiled And Eleven Other Stories

  • "shanghaied" aboard a gallant, gallant ship, and sailed for a far countree.

    Can Such Things Be?

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