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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Land·ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore.
 Landing charges, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel.
 Landing net, a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish from the water after being hooked.
 Landing stage, a floating platform attached at one end to a wharf in such a manner as to rise and fall with the tide, and thus facilitate passage between the wharf and a vessel lying beside the stage.
 Landing waiter, a customhouse officer who oversees the landing of goods, etc., from vessels; a landwaiter.