transship

transship
/trans ship"/, v., transshipped, transshipping.
v.t.
1. to transfer from one ship, truck, freight car, or other conveyance to another.
v.i.
2. to change from one ship or other conveyance to another.
Also, tranship.
[1785-95; TRANS- + SHIP]

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