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Moby-Dick: Pier-heads

Pier-heads

  1. the outward or seaward end of a pier or dock

The word pier-heads appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 3 > Sentence 4:

Some leaning against the spiles; some seated upon the pier-heads; some looking over the bulwarks of ships from China; some high aloft in the rigging, as if striving to get a still better seaward peep.

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