Landed
Land Land, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Landed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Landing}.] 1. To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark. [1913 Webster]

I 'll undertake to land them on our coast. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish. [1913 Webster]

3. To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes. [1913 Webster]

4. Specifically: (Aeronautics) To pilot (an airplane) from the air onto the land; as, to land the plane on a highway. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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