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Debark  v. t. & v. i.  (past & past part. debarked; pres. part. debarking)  To go ashore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to put ashore.

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"Debark" Quotes from Famous Books

... landing. This determined me to again run the enemy's batteries, turn his position by affecting a landing at Rodney, or at Bruinsburg, between Grand Gulf and Rodney. Accordingly orders were immediately given for the troops to debark at Hard Times, Louisiana, and march across to the point immediately below Grand Gulf. At dark the gunboats again engaged the batteries, and all the transports run by, receiving but two or three shots in the passage, and these ...
— The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876 • J. F. Loubat

... touched by this appeal, and he maintained a gloomy silence. He had cherished some faint hope of relief from the Sultan of Egypt or the Barbary powers, but it was now at an end; even if such assistance were to be sent, he had no longer a seaport where it might debark. The counsellors saw that the resolution of the King was shaken, and they united their voices in ...
— The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 8 - The Later Renaissance: From Gutenberg To The Reformation • Editor-in-Chief: Rossiter Johnson

... you see the ladies fast by the haven stand. With his guests King Guenther debark'd upon the strand, In his hand soft leading the martial maiden fair. Then each on each flash'd radiance, rich robes and ...
— National Epics • Kate Milner Rabb

Words linked to "Debark" :   debarkation, disembark

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