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synonyms for moorings

  • berth
  • boatyard
  • harbor
  • landing
  • pier
  • port
  • quay
  • slip
  • wharf
  • boat basin
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How to use moorings in a sentence

The wind whistled terribly through the rigging of the great ships, and the moorings and fenders creaked and grated.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
In this manner he made a kind of triangular, triple anchorage, much stronger than the moorings with two anchors.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
As soon as she had picked up moorings Nat landed at the dockyard, and, proceeding to the admiral's, reported himself there.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
If drink must be your moorings, don't pick 'em up too rash. '
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
The galleys soon began to be forced away from their moorings.
XERXESJACOB ABBOTT
No flood of emotion, no pressure of trial, no necessity of conflict, ever drove him from his moorings here.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
Nor was their hilarity less, after they had parted from moorings, and were once more in mid-stream, moving onwards.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
By earliest dawn of the next day the raft was cast loose from moorings, and rowed out into the river clear of the islet.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
Off Calcutta ships were driven from their moorings and wrecked; in some instances in tiers.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
As Captain Carboneer blew his whistle, a mile below the moorings of the Bellevite, an occasional response came from the shore.
WITHIN THE ENEMY'S LINESOLIVER OPTIC
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WORDS RELATED TO MOORINGS

  • berth
  • boat basin
  • boatyard
  • harbor
  • landing
  • moorings
  • pier
  • port
  • quay
  • slip
  • wharf
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.