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Shanghai: v. To enroll or obtain a sailor for the crew of a ship by unscrupulous means, as by force or the use of liquor or drugs.

Example? "By hook or by crook I will get that rascal Hamilton aboard the S.S. Greenlander," grumbled the perfidious Captain, not a stranger to shanghaiing unsuspecting masons, should he encounter a specimen of uncommon physical prowess.

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