Ship Ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shipping}.] 1. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water. [1913 Webster]

The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia, from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

2. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

4. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen. [1913 Webster]

5. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea. [1913 Webster]

6. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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