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Set ashore   /sɛt əʃˈɔr/   Listen
Set ashore

verb
1.
Arrive on shore.  Synonyms: land, shore.






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"Set ashore" Quotes from Famous Books



... Cyril said, "and I thank you heartily for your kind treatment of me. I promise you that if at any time I am set ashore and find my way back to London, I will say no word which ...
— When London Burned • G. A. Henty

... and he, to enhance the welcome message, was resolved, it would appear, to make his most successful effort. When he crossed from Cyprus, he bade the galley which conveyed him come to anchor off the land; and, having ordered all the ship's crew to remain aboard, he took the boat, and was set ashore alone. Thus he proceeded to Antigonus, who, one may well imagine, was in suspense enough about the issue, and suffered all the anxieties natural to men engaged in so perilous a struggle. And when he heard that Aristodemus was coming ...
— Plutarch's Lives • A.H. Clough

... to eat were the stores set ashore by the Sieur de Roberval. Now a child was born in their hut, and the very next night a bear knocked at the door and demanded the child. Marguerite full ...
— The Lady of Fort St. John • Mary Hartwell Catherwood



Words linked to "Set ashore" :   get, arrive, come, land



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