Definition of Shanghais

1. Verb. (third-person singular of shanghai) ¹



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Definition of Shanghais

1. shanghai [v] - See also: shanghai

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shanghais

shandies
shandite
shandries
shandry
shandrydan
shandrydans
shands
shandy
shandygaff
shandygaffs
shanghai
shanghaied
shanghaier
shanghaiers
shanghaiing
shanghais (current term)
shank
shank's mare
shank's pony
shank-nag
shank-weary
shank bone
shanked
shanker
shankers
shanking
shankpiece
shankpieces
shanks
shanks' mare

Literary usage of Shanghais

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1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... indeed, except the noise 1 once heard on the shore of Africa, I never heard anything that filled me with so much horror. THE shanghais. ..."

2. History of the Republican Party: Embracing Its Origin, Growth and Mission by Frank Abial Flower (1884)
"... Speeches and Platform—Formal Adoption of the Name Republican—An Evening Meeting—Corn for the "shanghais"—Victory and a Republican United States Senator— ..."

3. Book of poultry by Lewis Wright (1885)
"Then came the shanghais, of different colours—as the yellow, the white, the buff, or the black—and took their turn. . . And, finally, came the Grey ..."

4. Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by American supplement, Encyclopaedia britannica (1886)
"For instance, most of the Asiatics are merely variations of what were known forty years ago as the shanghais. The endless varieties in the Game class are ..."

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