jetty
I. noun (plural jetties) Etymology: Middle English getee, jette, from Anglo-French geté, getee, from past participle of geter, jeter to throw — more at jet Date: 15th century 1. a. a structure extended into a sea, lake, or river to influence the current or tide or to protect a harbor b. a protecting frame of a pier 2. a landing wharf II. intransitive verb (jettied; jettying) Date: 1598 project, jut III. adjective Date: 1586 black as jet

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