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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shang·hai /ˈʃæŋˌhaɪ, ʃæŋˈhaɪ/
 上海(v.)拐帶使當水手;強迫使工作

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shang·hai v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shanghaied p. pr. & vb. n. Shanghaiing.] To intoxicate and ship (a person) as a sailor while in this condition. [Written also shanghae.] [Slang, U.S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shang·hai n. Zool. A large and tall breed of domestic fowl.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Shanghai
      n : the largest city of China; located in the east on the
          Pacific; one of the largest ports in the world
      v : take (someone) against his will for compulsory service,
          especially on board a ship; "The men were shanghaied
          after being drugged" [syn: impress]