Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Put on board ship in deficient quantity.
  • Shut out from a ship accidentally or for want of room.

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Examples

  • It also stops air travel and keeps people at home and not driving - all bad for oil prices, but we're not expecting them to fail $90 as long as we keep getting short-shipped over 10M barrels a week from our good friends at OPEC - a trick they've been using all of December to create artificial draws in US crude supplied.

    Mandarin Monday - China Tightens, While Snow Chills Markets - Seeking Alpha

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