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shipside

[ship-sahyd] /ˈʃɪpˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the area alongside a ship, as on a pier.
Origin of shipside
1490-1500
First recorded in 1490-1500; ship1 + side1
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  • Transportation methods from plantation to shipside naturally vary with local topographical and economic conditions.

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  • Dr. Ridley then took off his gown and tippet, and gave them to his brother-in-law, Mr. shipside.

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