permanent shore

dead shore

An upright piece of heavy timber used as a prop or support for a dead load during structural alterations to a building, esp. one of two supports for a needle, 1.
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And there are others who will protest that they have been given permanent shore leave when they have many years' service left in them.
Most of the Biloxi Belle's utilities were obtained from permanent shore connections.
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