Part of speech: verb

To unload from a ship.

Part of speech: verb

To move out of place, as a rudder.

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Usage examples "unship":

  1. So it was not long before the old king lay with his feet toward the sea on the fathom of planking which we had lowered from where it was made to unship for a gangway amidships for shore- going and the like. - "A Sea Queen's Sailing", Charles Whistler.
  2. No other persons being found in the fort, they immediately set to work to unship the guns and to lower them down into the boat, which was brought under the wall for the purpose. - "The Three Commanders", W.H.G. Kingston.