Examples of pier in a Sentence
tied the boat up at the pier
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Afterward each one of them would boil a big pot of shrimp on the pier for anyone who wanted some.
Damage included the loss of the 1,200-foot pier at Shanklin, on the Isle of Wight.
Aguilar’s body was found around 6:15 a.m., at sunrise, half a mile offshore, northwest of the pier.
Board a twilight cruise or walk to the end of the fishing pier to soak up iridescent end-of-day colors.
Up and down Mobile Bay, most of the damage was to piers.
The committee, which handles parks and waterfront issues, agreed to make sure the artwork would not impinge on the pier’s parkland.
By Sunday afternoon, the water had receded but not before depositing all manner of sea debris: a jet ski yanked from a pier, fish in the pool, and sea grass entangled in the spokes of bicycles in the garage.
Fishermen can cast from the pier or rent flat-bottom boats or canoes and set out for solitude.
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Origin and Etymology of pier
First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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