Results for port

Definitions of port:

part of speech: noun

A harbor: a haven or safe station for vessels.

part of speech: noun

A dark purple wine from Portugal.

part of speech: verb transitive

To turn to the port, or left, side of a ship; as, to port the helm.

part of speech: noun

A gate or entrance: a porthole: lid of a porthole.

part of speech: noun

The larboard or left side of a ship, as, " the ship heels to port"- that is, inclines to the left or larboard side; the manner in which a person bears himself; carriage; demeanour; air.

part of speech: noun

A gate; an entrance; a harbour; a safe station for ships; the left side of a ship.

part of speech: noun

A dark purple wine from Oporto in Portugal.

part of speech: verb transitive

To put ( as the helm) to the left side of a ship ( lit. to " carry"): to hold, as a musket, in a slanting direction upward across the body.

part of speech: noun

Bearing: demeanor: carriage of the body: the left side of a ship.

part of speech: verb

To carry a rifle or firearm in a slanting direction upwards across the body in front, as in the military command, " to port arms"; among seamen, to turn or put to the left side of a ship, as, " port the helm"- that is, " put the helm over to the larboard side of the ship.".

part of speech: noun

A place where vessels arrive and depart; a harbor; haven; manner or bearing; the left side of a ship as one faces the bow; a round opening, or window, called a porthole, in the side of a ship; especially, such an opening used for a gun; a dark- colored sweet wine.

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