Origin of pier
OTHER WORDS FROM pierun·der·pier, noun
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How to use pier in a sentence
We leaned over the fishing pier and let the silence wrap around us.A day’s drive from Chicago, exploring a very different Illinois|Carson Vaughan|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
It isn’t just because the refinery relies on dredging, which is partially taxpayer funded, for sugar ships to reach its piers.Domino Sugar is replacing its massive neon landmark in Baltimore — and hopes no one will notice a difference|Colin Campbell|February 7, 2021|Washington Post
The first will be to design the international pier extending out into the Pacific Ocean.Border Report: Rethinking Public Space in Friendship Park|Maya Srikrishnan|February 1, 2021|Voice of San Diego
A submariner’s true comfort zone is beneath the waves so as soon as we broke ties with the pier we navigated toward water that was deep enough for us to dive.How a Nuclear Submarine Officer Learned to Live in Tight Quarters - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Weiner|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
Along the Pacific Coast, pier fishermen regularly catch them using live bait and hooks and lift or umbrella nets.14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean|By Bob McNally/Field & Stream|October 19, 2020|Popular-Science
The designer's body was recovered near Pier 59 in Chelsea in the water alongside his docked yacht.Fashion Designer Michele Savoia Found Dead in Hudson River|Erin Cunningham|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Standing on the pier was a crowd of tearful fans, dressed in their best flapper frocks.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art|Judith Mackrell|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The river smelled faintly briny as waves brushed up against the pier.
But to do that, you would probably not put a roller coaster on the end of a pier.Leave Seaside’s Roller Coaster in the Ocean as a Symbol of Sandy’s Craziness|Malcolm Jones|December 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nearby, at the Beard Street Warehouses, Pier Glass was nearly washed away.Red Hook Still Crying Out for Relief in Sandy’s Wake|Allison Yarrow|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.
At the pier at "W" were several big lighters filled with wounded who were about to be towed out to Hospital ships.
Gwynne turned with a start and found that Isabel had run her launch up to a little pier.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
It also authorised the construction and maintenance, as p. 150part of such railways, of any pier, quay or jetty.
The water-edge is faced with a handsome granite pier and steps, the blocks of which are bolted with copper.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham