Definition for SHIP'MENT


  1. The act of putting any thing on board of a ship or other vessel; embarkation; as, he was engaged in the shipment of coal for London.
  2. The goods or things shipped, or put on board of a ship or other vessel. We say, the merchants have made large shipments to the United States. The question is whether the share of M. in the shipment, is exempted from condemnation by reason of his neutral domicil. – J. Story.

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