Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for warf

Historical Examples of warf

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

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

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

  • 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