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Definition of berth:

  1. A place in a ship to sleep in; a long box or shelf on the side of a cabin or stateroom, or of a railway car, for sleeping in.
  2. A room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside.
  3. An allotted place; an appointment; situation or employment.
  4. Convenient sea room.
  5. The place where a ship lies when she is at anchor, or at a wharf.
  6. To allot or furnish berths to, on shipboard; as, to berth a ship's company.
  7. To give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide.

Synonyms:

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