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boardwalk  n.  A walkway made of wooden boards; usually at a seaside. The more elaborate boardwalks at shore resorts are lined with many commercial retail establishments, on the side of the walk opposite the ocean. "On the Boardwalk in Atlantic City"






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"Boardwalk" Quotes from Famous Books



... afternoon elected to follow a new route; and knowing by experience that any questioning of this decision could but result in undignified defeat, I assented. Thus it came about that we circled parallel to the boardwalk, which leads uphill to the deserted Royal Hotel, and passed its rows of broken windows; and went downhill again, always at Guendolen's election; and thus came to the creek, which babbled across ...
— The Cords of Vanity • James Branch Cabell et al

... Rand stood looking after him for a moment, then started to follow more slowly; as he did, a shot slammed in the rear. Jerking out the changeling .38-special, he whirled and ran around the left side of the house, arriving at the rear in time to see Gwinnett standing on a boardwalk between the house and the stable-garage behind, with his hands raised. There was a fresh bullet-scar on the boardwalk at his feet. Ritter was covering him from the corner of the house with ...
— Murder in the Gunroom • Henry Beam Piper

... boardwalk laid in the bottom of the trenches to keep the soldiers up out of the mud. These sections are about ten feet long and two wide, and made by nailing cross pieces to ...
— The Fight for the Argonne - Personal Experiences of a 'Y' Man • William Benjamin West

... open hearth," Polder told them, leading the way over a narrow boardwalk, still skirting the broad expanse of the river. "It's a process, really, but the whole mill is called after it. We make steel from iron scrap; that's our specialty in the Medial Works; and our stuff's as good as the best. The bigger concerns mostly use pig. Turn in here." They ...
— The Three Black Pennys - A Novel • Joseph Hergesheimer



Words linked to "Boardwalk" :   duckboard, walkway



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