Definitions

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  • n. The act of unshipping, or the state of being unshipped; displacement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of unshipping, or the state of being unshipped; displacement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of unshipping, or the state of being unshipped; displacement.

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Examples

  • Hundreds of camels are either arriving laden with it, or going back for more – dozens of cargo-boats are drawn up to receive it – swarms of brown fellâheen are stacking it on board for unshipment again at Farshût.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • He now for the first time became aware of Mr. Vawdrey, who had got out of the brougham on the other side and came round to assist in the unshipment of Violet's belongings.

    Vixen, Volume III.

  • Grenville, &c. and the La Chine Canal to the required ship navigation size, Kingston must no longer hope for the unshipment of bulky goods and the forwarding trade on which she so mainly depends; a glance at the forwarding business done by the Erie Canal to New York on the

    Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2

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