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see Warfarin.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Such stuff, when of great thickness and value—so thick that six threads of silk or hemp were in the warf—was called ‘samite.’

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    Dion Clayton Calthrop
  • Of a sudden I saw a tiny bit o' a 'warf—no longer than the thumb o' Mary—God love her!

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    Irving Bacheller
  • While we were passing Carvey's Wharf, our attention was called to a large school of mackerel playing by the side of the warf.

    Wilford Woodruff Matthias F. Cowley

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