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Topic: CONSTRUCTION

Date: 1100-1200
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: pera

pier

noun
     
pier
pier [countable]
1TTW a structure that is built over and into the water so that boats can stop next to it or people can walk along it:
a yacht moored at a pier
strolling along Brighton Pier
2TBC a thick stone, wooden, or metal post that is used to support something
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