Alongside


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Alongside

The side of a ship or other overseas vessel. A good that is about to be loaded onto a ship may be said to be alongside the ship if it is lying on the dock. See also: Free alongside ship.
References in classic literature ?
Whack came another dory alongside, and more fish shot into the pen.
Scuttle-butt's for'ard, an' the dipper's alongside.
The topmast anticked high in the air for a space, then crashed down to deck, permitting the bowsprit to dip into the sea, go clear with the butt of it of the forecastle head, and drag alongside.
A respectable hill of case goods, water-kegs, and personal dunnage was piled on the deck alongside.
By this time the salmon boat had collected its twelve prisoners and came alongside, badly overloaded.
me who w'en you poisoned the beast fulfilled 'is last request to lay 'im alongside 'er and give 'im a stone to the head of
With the last remnant of his strength he managed to stagger along behind till the train made another stop, when he floundered past the sleds to his own, where he stood alongside Sol-leks.
Your hunter's decided to stay aboard awhile and doesn't want it pounding alongside.
That day I happened to be wandering through the woods alongside of the lake of Silvaplana, and I halted beside a huge, pyramidal and towering rock not far from Surlei.
They lingered in the hop-fields on the rich bottoms, where Billy scorned to pick hops alongside of Indians, Japanese, and Chinese.
But we are made fast alongside the packet, whose huge red funnel is smoking bravely, giving rich promise of serious intentions.
The very fire that warmed you when you were a babby, was picked out of the river alongside the coal barges.