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[ree-ship] /riˈʃɪp/
verb (used with object), reshipped, reshipping.
to ship again.
to transfer from one ship to another.
verb (used without object), reshipped, reshipping.
to go on a ship again.
(of a member of a ship's crew) to sign up for another voyage.
Origin of reship
First recorded in 1645-55; re- + ship1
Related forms
reshipment, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I had taken passage on one of the regular steamers from Manila to Hong Kong, and was to reship from there.

    Anting-Anting Stories Sargent Kayme
  • These grain elevators are really huge tanks where the grain is stored and kept dry until time to reship it.

    Great Cities of the United States Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth
  • It was easier and cheaper to buy the German-made product and reship it than to produce the same article at home.

    The War After the War Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  • The Danube steamers are not unfrequently obliged to stop at Drenkova and reship their passengers into smaller boats.

    Round About the Carpathians Andrew F. Crosse
  • It was considered an advantage to reship cotton because moving it from one boat to another knocked the mud off the bales.

    American Adventures Julian Street

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