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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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The lifeboat headed to the area intending that two coastguards and possibly the dog's owner - who had only had Ben for a month - would walk along the groyne to recover the pet.
The recent example is PICT could not qualify for Keamari Groyne deepwater port.
He fell and apparently hit his head on a groyne before being swept out 100 yards to the end of the resort's pier.
The scope of work of Marine Protection Works consist of (a) construction of New Manora Breakwater of about 1200 metres and construction of concrete pedestrian access alongwith shore side (b) construction of Oyster Rocks Breakwater of about 2500 metres (c) construction of Keamari Groyne Extension of about 300 metres, construction of Keamari Groyn Stub Breakwater of about 275 metres.
Few ladies would be tempted to ask for a pint of Recked 'Em, Willie Warmer or Old Groyne.
Natural sand-drift along Adelaide's 20-kilometre beach is set to be further interrupted by a groyne for a boat harbour.
Contract: Supply of timber for groyne replacement programme 2018/19
South Tyneside Parks Superintendant, Jim Pearson, was on the Groyne when the drama began.
The walkway and the Groyne have also seen nags of up to 10 fish - but take care fishing the Groyne there are some big waves coming up the Tyne.
Mr Fowler said: "It was a joint manoeuvre and all the time while it was on the groyne our ski stayed on site to make sure if it did go over the crew were catered for.
It also includes a rock groyne which stretches 250 metres into the sea and rock wall to help prevent coastal erosion.
A Coastguard spokesman said it appeared he had hit his head on a groyne after diving in.