Ashore
Ashore A*shore", adv. [Pref. a- + shore.] On shore or on land; on the land adjacent to water; to the shore; to the land; aground (when applied to a ship); -- sometimes opposed to {aboard} or {afloat}. [1913 Webster]

Here shall I die ashore. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I must fetch his necessaries ashore. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • ashore */ — UK [əˈʃɔː(r)] / US [əˈʃɔr] adverb 1) to or onto land from the water or a ship He quickly rowed ashore. All the crew have come ashore. 2) on land, and not on the sea After two weeks on the rig, they had three days ashore …   English dictionary

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