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verb (used with object), re·shipped, re·ship·ping.
  1. to ship again.
  2. to transfer from one ship to another.
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verb (used without object), re·shipped, re·ship·ping.
  1. to go on a ship again.
  2. (of a member of a ship's crew) to sign up for another voyage.
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Origin of reship

First recorded in 1645–55; re- + ship1
Related formsre·ship·ment, noun
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Historical Examples

  • For every certificate or debenture, for drawing back any duty on the re-shipping of goods, one dollar.

    Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)

    Thomas Hart Benton