landing stage


a floating platform used as a wharf.

Origin of landing stage

First recorded in 1855–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for landing stage

dock, berth, pier, jetty, levee, breakwater, quay, slip, landing

Examples from the Web for landing stage

Historical Examples of landing stage

  • I couldn't breathe for excitement until we got up to the landing-stage.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • It was nearly opposite to her now, and still about half a mile from the landing-stage.

    Hunter's Marjory

    Margaret Bruce Clarke

  • Then, just as we came by the landing-stage, she laid her hand on his arm, as though in command.

    Simon Dale

    Anthony Hope

  • I believe that he recited them, but there was a considerable tumult on the landing-stage.

  • Two motors took the party, by back streets, to the landing-stage.

    Long Live the King

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

British Dictionary definitions for landing stage

landing stage


a platform used for landing goods and passengers from a vessel
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