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tranship

[tran-ship] /trænˈʃɪp/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), transhipped, transhipping.
1.
Related forms
transhipment, noun
transhipper, noun
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  • As for the 40-pounders it was found too inconvenient to tranship such heavy ordnance.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 Bennet Burleigh
  • Imam Sharif was returning from Zanzibar, and leaving that ship to tranship for India.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • Then you can tranship your goods outside or I'll take them on, as you like.

    The Coast of Adventure Harold Bindloss
  • Once we've got a boat, we'll sail to the nearest port, tranship to New Orleans, and from there to France.

    The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
  • Here we had to tranship to the Pekin, to continue by that vessel our voyage eastward.

  • She had been delayed by fog, so we anchored for an hour or so to tranship the mails and Burmese passengers.

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah William G. Burn Murdoch
  • Oliver agreed with them that they should tranship three or four of their number into the second mate's boat.

    Tessa Louis Becke
British Dictionary definitions for tranship

tranship

/trænˈʃɪp/
verb -ships, -shipping, -shipped
1.
a variant spelling of transship
Derived Forms
transhipment, noun
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