The police came, and soon after, I was shipped off to another youth home.
The sifter dumped flotsam—bricks, wiring, barbecue grills, bicycle wheels—in piles to be shipped to landfills upstate.
From the Syrian capital, it was shipped to Tehran and then transported by land to the port of Bandar Abbas.
Any uranium enriched to 20 percent that Iran has already stockpiled would have to be shipped out of the country.
But la-di-da people also buy that water in Fiji and have it shipped thousands of miles, so maybe they would have been fine.
When they got to the freight office they found that the cradle, in which the Dartaway was to be shipped, had arrived.
Why d'n't you say you was petrified in your hind legs, before you shipped!'
Another report was that Squire had been kidnapped, shipped off to distant colony by direction of new Secretary of State.
Nearly all the product is shipped from Singapore to England.
We shipped a sea ourselves, which gave the fore-deck passengers a wetting.
Old English scip "ship, boat," from Proto-Germanic *skipam (cf. Old Norse, Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Gothic skip, Danish skib, Swedish skepp, Middle Dutch scip, Dutch schip, Old High German skif, German Schiff), "Germanic noun of obscure origin" [Watkins]. Others suggest perhaps originally "tree cut out or hollowed out," and derive it from PIE root *skei- "to cut, split."
Now a vessel of considerable size, adapted to navigation; the Old English word was used for small craft as well, and definitions changed over time; in 19c., distinct from a boat in having a bowsprit and three masts, each with a lower, top, and topgallant mast. French esquif, Italian schifo are Germanic loan-words.
Phrase ships that pass in the night is from Longfellow's poem "Elizabeth" in "Tales of a Wayside Inn" (1863). Figurative use of nautical runs a tight ship (i.e., one that does not leak) is attested from 1965.
c.1300, "to send or transport (merchandise, people) by ship; to board a ship; to travel by ship, sail, set sail," also figurative, from ship (n.). Old English scipian is attested only in the senses "take ship, embark; be furnished with a ship." Transferred to other means of conveyance (railroad, etc.) from 1857, originally American English. Related: Shipped; shipping.