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  • adj. Heading towards the shore.


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shore +‎ bound


  • As she walked, water - under the tyres of a moving vehicle - whished like shorebound waves.


  • I swung my arm in the air, a sailor hailing his shorebound darling.

    The Spear Master

  • Kelly Barnhill's story involves the lure of sea, and people for whom saltwater flows in their veins--such people cannot be kept shorebound.

    Fast Ships, Black Sails (and stuff)

  • Although life on a ship with a crew of 208 means constant close proximity to others, the itinerant nature of the Navy can make shorebound relationships difficult.

    HMCS Charlottetown is entering quite a few Great Lakes harbours

  • It was during those months of shorebound discussion and further tutoring that the close friendship between the two men had moved into something more resembling lovers 'interactions.

    The Terror

  • The Mistress of the Ships has a level of authority any shorebound king or queen would envy, yet she also is elected, for life, by unanimous vote of the twelve senior Wavemistresses, who are called the First Twelve of the Atha'an Miere.

    A Crown of Swords

  • It would form off Borneo, well to the south of the Philippines, steam north, keeping to the coast of Asia, and then come sweeping east to pick its way through a narrow strait, which, if negotiated, would throw the great battleships and cruisers right onto the lap of MacArthur's shorebound men.


  • And now here's we shorebound for another two days at the least as I'm a gunner!

    Black Bartlemy's Treasure

  • Jigging for them is now the way to go, though shorebound anglers have also been successful tossing out soft bait-like squid or worms.

    NYDN Rss

  • From the Kara Sea to Amundsen Gulf the main pack is separating from, or already separated from the shorebound ice.

    Scientific Blogging


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