Mr. Gibney stepped into the wharfinger's office and requested permission to use the telephone.
They had reached the wharf office by this time, and were readily admitted by the wharfinger and given a place at the back end.
I asked the wharfinger if he knew her, but he had never seen her before.
Mr. Blackwood was a wharfinger at Brooklyn and had married Miss Dankward, who brought him a dowry of modern ideas.
The dock warrant was issued by the wharfinger as certificate that he held the goods.
Phone the wharfinger's office and tell him he'll not regret taking a message down to the dock to Captain Murphy.
He turned to the wharfinger, who was pulling leisurely at his pipe.