Definition of Set ashore

1. Verb. Arrive on shore. "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

Exact synonyms: Land, Shore
Generic synonyms: Arrive, Come, Get
Derivative terms: Land, Landing, Shore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Set Ashore

set-top box
set-top boxes
set (psychology)
set a spell
set ablaze
set about
set afire
set aflame
set ahead
set apart
set ashore (current term)
set aside
set back
set chisel
set decoration
set down
set fire
set foot
set for life
set forth
set free
set gun
set in
set in motion
set in one's ways

Literary usage of Set ashore

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Correspondence Between William Penn and James Logan, Secretary of the by William Penn, James Logan (1872)
"He came in a (lag of truce to Antigua, and going from thence to Nevis, was again taken by another privateer, and set ashore on Barba- does, ..."

2. The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval History of England by Robert Southey, Robert Bell (1834)
"... some of his people desired to be set ashore, making their choice rather to submit themselves to the mercy of savages than longer to hazard themselves at ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"Were not divers others set ashore besides capt. Gibson ? Middleton. They were, as far as 1 saw. LCJ licit. But, do you know of any Others that ..."

4. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1847)
"... were again set ashore. On the 6th, the ship again weighed anchor with wind and tide fair ;—yet could not the seamen, with their utmost application, ..."

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