to provide with a wharf or wharves.
to place or store on a wharf: The schedule allowed little time to wharf the cargo.
to accommodate at or bring to a wharf: The new structure will wharf several vessels.
to tie up at a wharf; dock: The ship wharfed in the early morning.
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How to use wharf in a sentence
Phase 1 of The wharf opened in 2017, with more than two million square feet of residences, offices, hotels, shops, restaurants, and a marina.
There were no trees in sight at the wharf to offer any shade.Greek air-conditioning limits test country’s resolve to support Ukraine | Michael Birnbaum, Elinda Labropoulou | August 5, 2022 | Washington Post
With more money, the port could have expanded channels, fortified wharves and improved road and rail links, he said.
The wharf is continuing its pop-up movie series on Transit Pier with holiday movies this weekend.
Chiefs of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council join members of the Sipekne’katik First Nation on the wharf in Saulnierville, Nova Scotia, to bless the fleet before it launches a self-regulated fishery.The Lobster Attacks Striking at Canada’s Friendly Image | Charu Kasturi | October 29, 2020 | Ozy
Then bed down in the seaside town of Mystic, Connecticut, with views of the wharf from your private room at the Steamboat Inn.
Sex is no less grotesque; during the act he hears “the wave-against-a-wharf smack of rubber on flesh.”American Dreams, 1933: Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West | Nathaniel Rich | April 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Afterward, stumble out into North Beach and walk it off on a stroll down to the wharf.
And when I say East London, I mean Shoreditch—those of you expecting sterile Canary wharf, think again.
When there was a big concert, the whole wharf and Main Street became transformed.
She had just left the wharf at Cincinnati for Louisville, with 225 passengers on board, of whom but 124 were saved.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
The lovers, who had laid their plans the night before, were already strolling toward the wharf.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
In both cases the riparian owner, so-called, may erect a wharf extending from his land subject to public control.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for wharf
a platform of timber, stone, concrete, etc, built parallel to the waterfront at a harbour or navigable river for the docking, loading, and unloading of ships
the wharves NZ the working area of a dock
to moor or dock at a wharf
to provide or equip with a wharf or wharves
to store or unload on a wharf
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