from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The edge of a body of water.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The divide between land and a body of water.
  • n. The line on a map that illustrates this.


shore +‎ line (Wiktionary)



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  • In the Boston Globe on Jan 10th, your CEO Erin mentions shorelining as "running a white cane along curbs and walls" but it doesn't show up on this site. I imagine it will someday.
    Why the delay?

    January 11, 2010