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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 berth /ˈbɝθ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Berth n.  [Also written birth.]
 1. Naut. (a) Convenient sea room. (b) A room in which a number of the officers or ship's company mess and reside. (c) The place where a ship lies when she is at anchor, or at a wharf.
 2. An allotted place; an appointment; situation or employment. “He has a good berth.”
 3. A place in a ship to sleep in; a long box or shelf on the side of a cabin or stateroom, or of a railway car, for sleeping in.
 Berth deck, the deck next below the lower gun deck. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.
 To give (the land or any object) a wide berth, to keep at a distance from it.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Berth, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Berthed p. pr. & vb. n. Berthing.]
 1. To give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide.
 2. To allot or furnish berths to, on shipboard; as, to berth a ship's company.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the
           treasury" [syn: position, post, office, spot, billet,
            place, situation]
      2: a place where a craft can be made fast [syn: mooring, moorage,
      3: a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers [syn: bunk, built
         in bed]
      v 1: provide with a berth
      2: secure in or as if in a berth or dock; "tie up the boat"
         [syn: moor, tie up]
      3: come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the
         evening" [syn: moor, wharf]