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Generally a solid structure built out into the sea or along the shore as a part of a port (sometimes as two arms encircling it) alongside which ships (specially tankers) can lie. Often used as a synonym for pier.

Use 'jetty' in a Sentence

I was washed up shore near the jetty in my ocean adventure with the kayak, fortunately I expected such an event to occur.
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I did not think we could bring our boat into the dock because there was no jetty and there was nothing to tie up the boat.
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If you will be doing a lot of shipping and receiving you may want to rent your own jetty so you know its always available.
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