port [-s] n
OE < L. port-us, haven, harbor.
- Harbor; cove; bay; landing; pier; wharf; sheltered inlet; docking place; [fig.] haven; sanctuary; safe place; refuge from the storm.
- Seaside city; major center of shipping and commerce.
- Unloading place; [fig.] friend; lover; supportive person who listens and comforts. (506/349)
- [Fig.] death; decease; final resting place; occasion of leaving mortality.