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Topic: WATER

Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Probably from bear 'to carry'


1 noun
berth1 [countable]
1TTW a place where a ship can stop and be tied up
2TTW a place for someone to sleep in a ship or on a train [= bunk]

➔ give somebody/something a wide berth

at wide1 (7)
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