verb (used with object), shang·haied, shang·hai·ing. Nautical.
Origin of shanghai
Examples from the Web for shanghaied
When a drugged and shanghaied sailor comes on board the mate looks him over for dangerous weapons.The Flying Bo'sun|Arthur Mason
He had been shanghaied in Naples soon after Germany's declaration of war on France.The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets|Robert L. Drake
I bet he was pretty mad when he woke up and found he'd been shanghaied, and I shouldn't wonder but he wanted to fight somebody.The Trembling of a Leaf|William Somerset Maugham
It wouldn't do some of you people a bit of harm if you were shanghaied yourselves.Moran of the Lady Letty|Frank Norris
From the other sailors aboard he learned that he was not the only member of the crew who had been shanghaied.The Mucker|Edgar Rice Burroughs