Then bed down in the seaside town of Mystic, Connecticut, with views of the wharf from your private room at the Steamboat Inn.
Afterward, stumble out into North Beach and walk it off on a stroll down to the wharf.
None of the American horses cared for it; their hay and grain had to be stacked up along the wharf and guarded.
I went back to the wharf, and informed Captain Blastblow of the wishes of the party.
She was repaired by his own carpenters, and laid up at Hanaroora, along side a wharf built for the purpose.
In eight days, the boat tied up at the wharf at the place of her destination.
Colin started his yarn, but was only fairly launched into it when they arrived at the wharf.
Sailing over to Whitestone, he found Sandy on the wharf, and took him into the boat.
There is no wharf at Posolsky and no harbor, the steamers anchoring in the open water half a mile from shore.
He therefore takes his boat to a wharf, or squero, as the place is called.
late Old English hwearf "shore, bank where ships can tie up," earlier "dam, embankment," from Proto-Germanic *khwarfaz (cf. Middle Low German werf "mole, dam, wharf," German Werft "shipyard, dockyard"); related to Old English hwearfian "to turn," perhaps in a sense implying "busy activity," from PIE root *kwerp- "to turn, revolve" (cf. Old Norse hverfa "to turn round," German werben "to enlist, solicit, court, woo," Gothic hvairban "to wander," Greek kartos "wrist," Sanskrit surpam "winnowing fan"). Wharf rat "person who hangs around docks" is recorded from 1836.