shipside

noun

ship·​side ˈship-ˌsīd How to pronounce shipside (audio)
: the area adjacent to a ship
specifically : a dock at which a ship loads or unloads passengers and freight

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shipside was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Shipside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shipside. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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