[ ship-sahyd ]

  1. the area alongside a ship, as on a pier.

Origin of shipside

First recorded in 1490–1500; ship1 + side1

Words Nearby shipside Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use shipside in a sentence

  • Ridley's affectionate farewell on that occasion to George shipside and his wife will not be forgotten.

  • Ridley was led to the stake in 1555, at which time the above George shipside was just thirty years of age.

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

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