Berth Berth, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Berthed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Berthing}.] 1. To give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide. [1913 Webster]

2. To allot or furnish berths to, on shipboard; as, to berth a ship's company. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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