[ ship-sahyd ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌsaɪd /


the area alongside a ship, as on a pier.

Origin of shipside

First recorded in 1490–1500; ship1 + side1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for shipside

  • Dr. Ridley then took off his gown and tippet, and gave them to his brother-in-law, Mr. Shipside.

  • Transportation methods from plantation to shipside naturally vary with local topographical and economic conditions.

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