- to transfer from one ship, truck, freight car, or other conveyance to another.
- to change from one ship or other conveyance to another.
Origin of transship
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Examples from the Web for transship
An examination was made, and the agents decided to transship the emigrants.
In fact, I'd like you to take the schooner to the next port and transship the cargo.Wyndham's Pal
We had to transship to smaller boats to proceed to Basrah, about eighty miles inland.With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia
One of its Officer
There the manœuvres, which were clearly in the nature of a trial trip, ended; and we hove to, to transship our passengers.The Riddle of the Sands
Or they could depend on the chance of meeting some vessel homeward bound, to which they could transship before reaching Honolulu.Bert Wilson, Wireless Operator
J. W. Duffield
- to transfer or be transferred from one vessel or vehicle to another
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