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A construction driven into a river - or sea-bed, used either to absorb berthing forces of a vessel, or to provide a mooring point.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM