Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Land.
2. (a.) Of, pertaining to or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore.
3. (n.) A going or bringing on shore.
4. (n.) A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc.
5. (n.) The level part of a staircase, at the top of a flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.