shipside

noun
ship·​side | \ ˈship-ˌsīd How to pronounce shipside (audio) \

Definition of shipside

: the area adjacent to a ship specifically : a dock at which a ship loads or unloads passengers and freight

First Known Use of shipside

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Shipside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shipside. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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