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landing stage

a floating platform used as a wharf.
Origin of landing stage
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The motor-boat chugged out from the landing-stage, and leaving a smooth silver ripple, darted north.

    Peter Cotterell's Treasure Rupert Sargent Holland
  • As darkness came on, the boat was pulled for the landing-stage.

    Under the Rebel's Reign Charles Neufeld
  • It was slack water now, and the wharf seemed high, and the landing-stage altogether too steep and slippery.

    Betty Leicester Sarah Orne Jewett
  • Then, just as we came by the landing-stage, she laid her hand on his arm, as though in command.

    Simon Dale Anthony Hope
  • It will be enough to build a landing-stage on the sea side of the wall at the level of the boulevard.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont
  • And the man on duty aforesaid will be standing on the landing-stage.

    From sketch-book and diary Elizabeth Butler
  • A last vicious thrust by a boatload of pierrots jammed the box of his punt under our landing-stage.

    The Sixth Sense Stephen McKenna
  • At the landing-stage he informed the man in charge that he had business with Mr. Meyer.

    The Burglars' Club Henry A. Hering
  • Presently she broke into a clumsy run and vanished in the direction of the landing-stage.

    The Bandbox Louis Joseph Vance
  • Lemerre, followed by the others, walked briskly down on to the landing-stage.

    At the Villa Rose A. E. W. Mason
British Dictionary definitions for landing-stage

landing stage

a platform used for landing goods and passengers from a vessel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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