landing stage


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landing stage

n
(Nautical Terms) a platform used for landing goods and passengers from a vessel
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Noun1.landing stage - platform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded
landing place, landing - structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
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landing stage

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We should get to the Landing Stage in time to meet the WEST AFRICAN, and catch Mr.
Her family, one of the wealthiest in Devonshire, cut up rough about it, and we eloped--are eloping rather, for on the day that you and I walked to the landing stage to go aboard this steamer she and her faithful servant, a negress, passed us, driving to the ship Morrow.
He was walking across the lawn toward the landing stage on the river, and still felt all around him, under the dome of golden evening, an Old World savor and reverberation in that riverhaunted garden.
He's over there on the landing stage," replied the duke, indifferently, and resumed the study of the Morning Post.
It came in the form of a young man with light hair and a candid expression, who came sculling down the river and disembarked at the landing stage.
She was landing with him at New York, but someone amongst the passengers, who guessed what was up, sent a Marconigram to her husband, and he met us at the landing stage.
As our flier touched the landing stage at the temple's top we saw countless other craft arriving and departing.
We were taken into the temple from the landing stage upon the roof, so that we did not pass among the people at all, as is customary.
Without landing stages it was to be a difficult matter to unload these beasts upon the open plain, but there was nothing else for it, and so we put out for a point about ten miles from the city and began the task.
The Roamer slipped through the smooth water, past steamboat wharves, landing stages, and warehouses.
And others saw, from Helium's lofty landing stages and from a thousand hangars upon a thousand roofs; but only for an instant did the preparations stop that would send other brave men into the frightful maelstrom of that apparently hopeless search, for such is the courage of the warriors of Barsoom.