a-land (adv.) Old form(s): aland
on shore, on land
Per II.i.28[First Fisherman to Third Fisherman, responding to 'I marvel how the fishes live in the sea'] Why, as men do a-land
Per III.ii.67[Cerimon reading Pericles' scroll, of Thaisa] If e'er this coffin drives a-land [i.e. onto land]
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