Examples of pier in a Sentence
tied the boat up at the pier
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An uncle started to show an interest in him, taking him fishing off the piers at dawn.
For the past year, the Mount Adams pier wall has been under construction.
The marina has a popular fishing pier that reminds me of the late Robert Godwin Sr.
Other funds for the court expansion include $2.1 million from $60.8 million allocated for a pier in the Kwajalein atoll in the Marshall Islands that came in under budget.
Dan learned that there had been a Japanese floating-lantern ceremony on the pier on September 11th, to honor the victims of the World Trade Center attacks.
Jetty and pier folks cast snares or dropped hoops for Dungeness and rock crabs.
The troop transports docked at Navy and Broadway piers.
Black drum are beginning to show off the channel piers.
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Origin and Etymology of pier
First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of pier for English Language Learners
: a structure that goes out from a shore into the water
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