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groyne

(esp US), groin
a wall or jetty built out from a riverbank or seashore to control erosion

groyne

[grȯin]
(anatomy)
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About ten years ago, on a hot Bank Holiday Monday, a member of the public alerted us to a young woman who had got stuck on one of the groynes.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure will manage the upgrades to the groyne.
Mike Nicholson, harbour master for the Port of Tyne, said: "The Herd Groyne remains an important element of navigational safety.
Boulders were hewn from five North Wales quarries to fill the sea groyne and a revetment wall parallel to the shore.
Boundaries are from North Hendon Groyne (Groyne excluded) to Dene Holme sewer pipe.
GROYNE A Lowest part of the torso B Breakwater C Dig in the dirt who am I?
They all end up staying at the amusingly-named Groyne Hotel - and that's when the fun begins.
It showed the collier Duncansby Head which had run aground at the Groyne on April 19, 1976.
Alan Heeley took three codling from the Groyne for 6lb 6oz to win Cleadon's match.
Contract notice: Supply of Timber for Groyne Replacement for Bournemouth~s Beach Management Programme.
e 4,400-ton collier Duncansby Head had beached in dense fog on the soft sand alongside the Groyne lighthouse at South Shields.
Work is currently under way to replace the outdated flood defences along a 500m stretch between the South Groyne and the River Tyne's South Pier, in South Shields.