When the waves reached their violent peak, a BUD/S instructor standing on top of the jetty would signal with his flashlight.
The Daily Pic: Robert Smithson found spirals before his "jetty".
From these homes one can see the lighthouse, the jetty, some small islands, but nothing more.
This jetty has been sometimes partially, and at other times completely, destroyed by the waves.
The detective and the officer were on the jetty of Dieppe harbour.
Splashes from the water as those on the jetty cast into the sea objects Ross could not define.
Under their feet the jetty sounded like a drum in the quiet night.
Then De Gayangos gave a shout, and leaped, as the boat swung past the jetty.
I engaged him to be the foreman of our lightermen, and caretaker of our jetty.
The boat stole along in the shadow of the jetty into the darkness which hid the port.
early 15c., from Old French jetee "a jetty, a projecting part of a building," also "a throw," noun use of fem. past participle of jeter "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Notion is of a structure "thrown out" past what surrounds it.