shanghai

shanghai
I.
verb (t) /ˈʃæŋhaɪ / (say 'shanghuy), /ʃæŋˈhaɪ / (say shang'huy) (shanghaied, shanghaiing)

1. Nautical to obtain (someone) as a crew member of a ship by unscrupulous means, as by force, drugs, or fraud.
2. Colloquial to involve someone in an activity, usually without their knowledge or against their wishes.
3. Colloquial to steal.
4. Prison Colloquial to transfer without warning to another jail.
noun /ˈʃæŋhaɪ / (say 'shanghuy)
5. Prison Colloquial an unexpected transfer to another jail.
{from the name of the Chinese port city Shanghai, the notional destination of press-ganged sailors}
II.
/ˈʃæŋhaɪ / (say 'shanghuy)

noun
1. catapult (def. 2).
verb (t) (shanghaied, shanghaiing)
2. to shoot with a shanghai.
{British dialect (northern) shangie, shangan a cleft stick for putting on a dog's tail, from Scottish Gaelic seangan}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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