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landing stage

a floating platform used as a wharf.
Origin of landing stage
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Then, too, there was that wonderful and sudden kiss on the landing stage in the shadow.

    The Sins of the Children Cosmo Hamilton
  • The landing stage paralleled the river for perhaps some fifty feet.

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
  • "Come on, then; I'll meet you at the landing stage in ten minutes," she exclaimed.

    Bring Me His Ears Clarence E. Mulford
  • Something was going on by the escalators to the landing stage.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Every minute the steamer was drawing nearer and nearer to the landing stage.

  • He walked to the edge of the landing stage, and Elaine was walking with him.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • He got to his feet instantly and sprinted up the landing stage.

    The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley
  • I must have looked an elegant object when we reached the landing stage!

  • He walked thoughtfully up from the landing stage to the Secretariat, where he ascended to the room of Mr. Wilbraham.

    Mystery at Geneva Rose Macaulay
  • I left his apartment, and went down the corridor to the landing stage.

    The Chamber of Life Green Peyton Wertenbaker
British Dictionary definitions for landing stage

landing stage

a platform used for landing goods and passengers from a vessel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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