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See definition of pilings on Dictionary.com
  • as inpier
  • as inpillar
  • as inbeam
  • as inretaining wall
  • as inrafter

synonyms for pilings

  • dam
  • dock
  • jetty
  • promenade
  • wharf
  • berth
  • buttress
  • column
  • landing
  • levee
  • mole
  • pilaster
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • post
  • quay
  • slip
  • upright
  • pierage
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How to use pilings in a sentence

"Let's hear the rest," urged Wetherbee, while his chuckle echoed the lap of waves among dark pilings.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
There, just ahead, was a row of close-set pilings, blocking the stream from shore to shore.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
While making Gadabout fast to some convenient pilings, we heard gay voices and the rumble of wheels on the bridge.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
It was midday when we tied Gadabout to the pilings beside the bridge, and the weather was hot and sultry.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
Standing on the upper deck, we could look down stream to the place where our houseboat had been stopped by the row of pilings.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
At the mouths of most of the creeks along the James are such "stobs" or broken pilings.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
Ancient pilings have lasted well in the James; and these evidently once belonged to the piers of up-creek colonial planters.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
Anina nosed its bow into this doorway, and grasping one of the pilings near at hand, brought it to rest.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
That was the unmistakable lurch we felt, but no one expects to run into pilings in mid-ocean, so every one knew what it was.
"AND THEY THOUGHT WE WOULDN'T FIGHT"FLOYD GIBBONS
Then Scotty motioned to a stack of bamboo poles just outside the house pilings.
THE GOLDEN SKULLJOHN BLAINE
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