landing stage

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noun
  1. a floating platform used as a wharf.

Origin of landing stage

1
First recorded in 1855–60

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How to use landing stage in a sentence

  • Interpreters put off to meet them and escorted them to the landing-stage, where the District Governor waited to receive them.

    The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
  • Yielding to an impulse, Hadria alighted at the landing-stage and walked on through the little town towards the palace.

  • He got to his feet instantly and sprinted up the landing stage.

    The Status Civilization | Robert Sheckley
  • Directly above was the roof, and but a few paces distant, the landing stage!

  • Sweating and bloody, Shelby drew himself to the roof and staggered over to the landing stage.

British Dictionary definitions for landing stage

landing stage

noun
  1. a platform used for landing goods and passengers from a vessel

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