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From an Ally McBeal episode where Lucy Liu said to her co work that she will give him the "Shanghai Grab". Which by inferred definition of the "rub and tug" by an Asian women with Chinese descent.
As defined above, the Lucy Liu saying she will give a shanghai grab to a coworker in the office whom she is having sexual relations with.
by Deeznuts4u April 05, 2011