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shipside

[ ship-sahyd ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌsaɪd /
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noun

the area alongside a ship, as on a pier.

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Origin of shipside

First recorded in 1490–1500; ship1 + side1
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Example sentences from the Web for shipside

  • 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.

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