esp US groin
Word Origin for groyne
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How to use groyne in a sentence
In the evening when the wind had dropped a little, they went out on the groyne to see the steamer come in.The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
Corunna stands on a peninsula, having on one side the sea, and on the other the celebrated bay, generally called the Groyne.
Our ancestors, who had good reason to know the place, called it The Groyne, but it would be pedantic to so call it now.
Accordingly, packet boats were hired to ply between Falmouth and the Groyne.The History of the British Post Office|Joseph Clarence Hemmeon
The Grunye is probably Coruna, called by sailors the Groyne.The Bruce|John Barbour