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Dock

human-made structure involved in the handling of boats or ships

A dock is a structure built above water along the shore where boats can be tied. Docks are often held up by pilings which are often poles driven into the sea floor or riverbed.[1]

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  1. J. J. Isler; Peter Isler, Sailing For Dummies (Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011), p. 113