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Wharf

n.1.
1.A structure or platform of timber, masonry, iron, earth, or other material, built on the shore of a harbor, river, canal, or the like, and usually extending from the shore to deep water, so that vessels may lie close alongside to receive and discharge cargo, passengers, etc.; a quay; a pier.
2.The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea.
Wharf boat
a kind of boat moored at the bank of a river, and used for a wharf, in places where the height of the water is so variable that a fixed wharf would be useless.
Wharf rat
a - (Zool.) The common brown rat.
- Bartlett.
b - A neglected boy who lives around the wharfs.
v. t.1.To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or wharfs.
2.To place upon a wharf; to bring to a wharf.
Noun1.Wharfwharf - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
Synonyms: pier, wharfage, dock
Verb1.wharf - provide with a wharf; "Wharf the mouth of the river"
2.wharf - store on a wharf; "Wharf the merchandise"
3.wharf - discharge at a wharf; "wharf the passengers"
4.wharf - come into or dock at a wharf; "the big ship wharfed in the evening"
Synonyms: moor, berth
5.wharf - moor at a wharf; "The ship was wharfed"

WHARF. A space of ground artificially prepared for the reception of merchandise from a ship or vessel, so as to promote the convenient loading and discharge of such vessel.

anchorage, anchorage ground, basin, berth, breakwater, bulkhead, dock, dockage, dockyard, dry dock, embankment, groin, harbor, harborage, haven, jetty, jutty, landing, landing place, landing stage, levee, marina, mole, moorings, port, protected anchorage, quay, road, roads, roadstead, seaport, seawall, shipyard, slip
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