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Land"ing, a.

Of, pertaining to or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore.

Landing charges, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. -- Landing net, a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish from the water after being hooked. -- Landing stage, a floating platform attached at one end to a wharf in such a manner as to rise and fall with the tide, and thus facilitate passage between the wharf and a vessel lying beside the stage. -- Landing waiter, a customhouse officer who oversees the landing of goods, etc., from vessels; a landwaiter.

 

© Webster 1913.


Land"ing, n.

1.

A going or bringing on shore.

2.

A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc.

3. Arch.

The level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.

Landing place. me as Landing, n., 2 and 3.

 

© Webster 1913.