|About | Media | Search | Contact|
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A partly sheltered stretch of water near the shore where ships can anchor. Also called roads.
From Old English rad (riding, journey on horseback) + Old English stede (place). Earliest documented use: 1351.
“It was learnt that the area where the ship was berthed is a roadstead for vessels, and that the explosion caused damage to vehicles parked opposite a bank at the Marina Jetty.”
Godwin Oritse; NPA to Sanction Vessel Owners Over Explosion; Vanguard (Apapa, Nigeria); Nov 28, 2011.
See more usage examples of roadstead in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Life can be perfectly satisfying without major achievements. -Alice Munro, short-story writer and Nobel Prize winner (b. 10 Jul 1931)