Pronunciation: (shang'hī, shang-hī'), [key]
—v.t., -haied, -hai•ing. Naut.
to enroll or obtain (a sailor) for the crew of a ship by unscrupulous means, as by force or the use of liquor or drugs.
Pronunciation: (shang-hī'; Chin. shäng'hī'), [key]
1. Pinyin, Wade-Giles.a seaport and municipality in E China, near the mouth of the Chang Jiang. 10,820,000.
2. a type of long-legged chicken believed to be of Asian origin.
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