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  • n  the land along the edge of a body of water
  • n  a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
  • v  serve as a shore to
    The river was shored by trees
  • v  arrive on shore
  • v  support by placing against something solid or rigid
    shore and buttress an old building

  • Swimmers at Green Pond outside Millers Falls, Mass, paid no attention one afternoon last week when 18-year-old John Hawthorne began splashing and calling, "Which way to shore?".
  • Now, on the way to the flaming shore, they were sicker than ever.
  • Powell, a member of the so-called Georgia Mafia that descended on Washington after Carter was elected president, died at his home near Cambridge on Maryland's eastern shore, said .
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in TIME (blog)
    This is an unprecedented environmental disaster,Obama told a crowd of soldiers, Marines and sailors. "This is an assault in our nation's shore, and we're going to fight back with everything we've got."
  • Adm William Fallon in FOXNews
    The voice is very strange. I don't know whether it came from the boats or one of the shore stations,Fallon said in a telephone interview from US Central Command headquarters in Florida. "But the timing of it is pretty suspicious. In my...
  • Tony Hayward in The Week Magazine
    BP CEO Tony Hayward said that although the oil flow continues unchecked, his company's overall response has been "far more effective than any spill response heretofore in terms of containment offshore and preventing oil from getting on the shore,...

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