Examples from the Web for wharfinger
The dock warrant was issued by the wharfinger as certificate that he held the goods.The Chronicles of Newgate, v. 2/2|Arthur Griffiths
Mr. Blackwood was a wharfinger at Brooklyn and had married Miss Dankward, who brought him a dowry of modern ideas.Married|August Strindberg
Mr. Gibney stepped into the wharfinger's office and requested permission to use the telephone.Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne
Phone the wharfinger's office and tell him he'll not regret taking a message down to the dock to Captain Murphy.Cappy Ricks Retires|Peter B. Kyne
They had reached the wharf office by this time, and were readily admitted by the wharfinger and given a place at the back end.