seashore

[see-shawr, -shohr]
See more synonyms for seashore on Thesaurus.com

Origin of seashore

First recorded in 1520–30; sea + shore1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


Examples from the Web for seashore

Historical Examples of seashore


British Dictionary definitions for seashore

seashore

noun
  1. land bordering on the sea
  2. the land between the marks of high and low water
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for seashore
n.

also sea-shore, 1520s, from sea + shore (n.). Old English used særima "sea-rim," sæ-strande, etc.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper