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synonyms for mooring

  • anchorage
  • berth
  • dock
  • harbor
  • marina
  • pier
  • port
  • station
  • wharf
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How to use mooring in a sentence

There was enough, at all events, to carry them up past the village and back again to their mooring-place.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
At Cantley it is difficult to find a mooring-place, and the northward bank is lined with yachts for half a mile.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
No time was lost in bringing up and mooring the vessels, and driving piles into the harbour for their better security.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
There was no way of mooring the craft, and she swung back and forth in the wind, making it necessary for Matt to stay aboard.
MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
We arrived at Sydney next day, and within half an hour of mooring the ship I paid the man his wages and turned him adrift.
THE CRUISE OF THE "ESMERALDA"HARRY COLLINGWOOD
Indeed, the Lapwing dared not approach nearer than the Trinity mooring buoy.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
From the wall near by lion heads of carved stone projected, and in each beast's mouth hung a great bronze ring for mooring ships.
THE ISLAND OF ENCHANTMENTJUSTUS MILES FORMAN
As the single mooring lines were cast off, the onlookers gave a few “Hurrays!”
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
Savagely she tore it from its mooring, to the detriment of a new georgette waist, and dropped it from the open window.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
The flexible tail which terminates the body has the important office of mooring or attaching the fishes to any fixed object.
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WORDS RELATED TO MOORING

  • ballast
  • bower
  • comfort
  • defense
  • fastener
  • foothold
  • grapnel
  • grappling iron
  • grip
  • hold
  • hook
  • kedge
  • mainstay
  • mooring
  • mud hook
  • pillar
  • protection
  • safeguard
  • security
  • staff
  • stay
  • support
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