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Meaning of ROADSTEAD

Pronunciation:  'rowdsted

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a partly sheltered anchorage
 

ROADSTEAD is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: roads
 
 See Also: anchorage, anchorage ground

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Road"stead\, n. [Road, 4 + stead a place.]
An anchorage off shore. Same as {Road}, 4.

      Moored in the neighboring roadstead.     --Longfellow.

 

 

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