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inlet

noun

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a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline
  • went fishing in the quiet inlets of the coast

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The first known use of inlet was circa 1576

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“Inlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inlet. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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