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.
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The starboard boat, fended off by sailors, rose and fell in the water alongside while the remainder of the dunnage and provisions showered into her.
Scraps, the big Newfoundland puppy, who had played and pranced about through all the excitement, seeing so many of the Mary Turner's humans in the boat alongside, sprang over the rail, low and close to the water, and landed sprawling on the mass of sea- bags and goods cases.
Lerumie lifted his right hand in signal to a woman in a canoe alongside. She bent swiftly for something that she tossed to Lerumie.
I could see him casting longing glances at the small skiff towing astern, so in the next calm I hauled the skiff alongside. As I did so his eyes brightened with hope; but before he could guess my intention, I stove the frail bottom through with a hand-axe, and the skiff filled to its gunwales.
Tom Platt, of course, could not keep his oar out of the business, but ranged alongside with enormous and unnecessary descriptions of sails and spars on the old Ohio.
There was nothing to be seen ten feet beyond the surging jib-boom, while alongside rolled the endless procession of solemn, pale waves whispering and upping one to the other.
There was a bellow and a bump alongside. Manuel and Dan raced to the hooks of the dory-tackle; Long Jack and Tom Platt arrived on deck together, it seemed, one half the North Atlantic at their backs, and the dory followed them in the air, landing with a clatter.
RED BULL have promoted Alexander Albon to race alongside Max Verstappen for the remainder of the Formula One season.
The move will see Pierre Gasly return to race for Red Bull's sister team Toro Rosso, alongside Daniil Kvyat.
QUETTA: Levis Force on Saturday foiled terrorists' bid to bomb Quetta-Punjab bound passenger trains in Bolan some 145km far from Quetta defusing planted explosive device alongside railway track.
[USA], Aug 1 (ANI): Australian actor Jacki Weaver has been roped onboard to star alongside Naomi Watts in the family drama 'Penguin Bloom.'
The 22-year-old from Walsall is releasing Good Old Mr.Daniels on July 27, and will this weekend head to the Second City's The Botanist on Temple Street to shoot a promotional video to release alongside it.