A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
A row or panel of items stored or grouped together.
(Brit., Dial.) A ditch or watercourse
A large structure or excavated basin for receiving ships, equipped with gates to keep water in or out
An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
Any heap or pile
A raised roadway, as across water or marshland.
An upholstered bench, esp. one along a wall in a restaurant
Material for filling a container, cavity, or passage.
An embankment raised to prevent a river from overflowing.
A wharf, usually of concrete or stone, for use in loading and unloading ships
Something resembling a wall in appearance, function, or construction, as the exterior surface of a body organ or part:
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