1 the act or an instance of shipping goods etc.
2 ships, esp. the ships of a country, port, etc.
Phrases and idioms:
shipping-agent a person acting for a ship or ships at a port etc. shipping-articles = ship's articles. shipping-bill Brit. a manifest of goods shipped. shipping-master Brit. an official presiding at the signing of ship's articles, paying off of seamen, etc. shipping-office the office of a shipping-agent or -master.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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