foreshore foreshore

Definition(s):

  • (n) the part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark

Usage(s):

  1. From the pillared gates of the Mount Nelson it is a straight downhill walk to the foreshore past the Gardens originally planted by the Dutch East India Company settlers of 1652 .
  2. They were the men who, "with undaunted courage and a spanner," sloshed out between tides on a windy foreshore to where, half buried in mud, lay a magnetic minefirst specimen .
  3. The city council has fenced off a kilometer of foreshore and installed the first of 50 cosy burrows; six will have peepholes through which .

News

  • Scituate: Keeping an eye on seawalls

    As winter storm season approaches, work is wrapping up on the town’s foreshore protection projects, while a close eye is being kept on all coastal protection structures to check for any hints there may be problems ahead.
    on October 10, 2013     Source: Scituate Mariner

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