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- n. The place along a shoreline or pier used by sailors to go ashore.
- n. A place where sailors might board a shuttle boat between land and a vessel anchored in a harbor.
- n. A place where sailors meet after coming ashore.
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The place she chose was Aberdour House, a comfortable old stone and stucco house with a tiled roof on a hill overlooking the Firth from the north, about six miles from the fleet landing at Rosyth.