(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. pier, wharf, breakwater, seawall. See support.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. breakwater, sea wall, pier, wharf; see dock 1 , harbor 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
breakwater, sea wall, barrier, groin, riprap.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Of the darkest achromatic visual value: black, ebon, ebony, inky, jet1, onyx, pitch-black, pitchy, sable, sooty. See COLORS.

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