follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

pierhead

[peer-hed] /ˈpɪərˌhɛd/
noun
1.
the outermost end of a pier or wharf.
2.
(in the Great Lakes area) a breakwater.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; pier + head
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pierhead

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pier

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pier heads