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The area of a dock adjacent to a ship.
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the part of a wharf or dock next to a ship where passengers and freight are loaded and unloaded
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the area alongside a ship, as on a pier.
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|Noun||1.||shipside - the part of a wharf that is next to a ship|
pier, wharf, wharfage, dock - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
side - a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location; "they always sat on the right side of the church"; "he never left my side"
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