Part of speech: noun

A mass of masonry serving as a support; projecting portion of a wall; a projecting wharf.

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Usage examples "pier":

  1. Lady- friend of mine- too late for the boat- slipped off the end of the pier. - "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
  2. The good old Bishop met them at the pier in New York. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
  3. I've seen him in the streets, and on the pier, and taking his walks on the walls and over the Border Bridge; and I've heard him say that he'd been out in the country. - "Dead Men's Money", J. S. Fletcher.