What is another word for jetty?

248 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ d͡ʒˈɛti], [ d‍ʒˈɛti], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_t_i]

A jetty is a narrow structure built out into the water from a shore or river bank. It is typically used to help guide ships and boats and prevent erosion of the shore. Synonyms for the word "jetty" include wharf, pier, quay, dock, and berth. A wharf is a structure built along the shore that is used for loading and unloading goods from ships. A pier is a raised platform structure built on pilings or pillars over water and used for boarding and unloading ships. A quay is a solid stone or concrete structure that goes along the shore and is used for loading and unloading ships. A dock is a specific area where a ship can be moored and loaded or unloaded, and a berth is a designated space at a dock or a harbor where a ship can stay.

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Usage examples for Jetty

Fenwick, therefore, sauntered on towards the jetty, but presently turned to go back, as half his time had elapsed.
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
She had never had a chance till now of bringing back the mysterious young lady of the jetty-interview into court, and examining her.
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William de Morgan
"Now, this is the thing that makes me so sure it is recollection: just now, as we were coming to the jetty, he asked me suddenly what was the Baron's name.
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William de Morgan

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