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[pawrt-sahyd, pohrt-] /ˈpɔrtˌsaɪd, ˈpoʊrt-/
adjective, adverb
on a waterfront or near a port.
Nautical. on the port side of a vessel. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Instead he ran the other way, through the portside door of the library.

    Brigands of the Moon Ray Cummings
  • The note was addressed to one Captain Harris, at a tavern on the portside.

    The Master of Ballantrae Robert Louis Stevenson
  • In every round little window gleamed a face,—for a moment only along the portside.

    West Wind Drift George Barr McCutcheon

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