Examples from the Web for groyne
Accordingly, packet boats were hired to ply between Falmouth and the Groyne.The History of the British Post Office|Joseph Clarence Hemmeon
This bank in its turn threatened Harwich Harbour, and a groyne of concrete had to be set up to arrest its progress.Through East Anglia in a Motor Car|J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent
Coruña, which the English then frequently called "The Groyne."
It was well groapt at, for I knewe him sicke of a paine in the groyne.
Mr. Allan again offered to put down a groyne at his own expense, Mr. Fleming agreeing to superintend the work.Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years|Samuel Thompson
British Dictionary definitions for groyne
esp US groin
Word Origin for groyne
Word Origin and History for groyne
"strong, low sea wall," 1580s, perhaps from obsolete groin "pig's snout" (c.1300; the wall so called because it was thought to look like one), from Old French groin, from Latin grunnire "grunt."