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Noun: wharf (wharves,wharfs)  worf
  1. A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    - pier, wharfage, dock
Verb: wharf  worf
  1. Provide with a wharf
    "Wharf the mouth of the river"
     
  2. Store on a wharf
    "Wharf the merchandise"
     
  3. Discharge at a wharf
    "wharf the passengers"
     
  4. Come into or dock at a wharf
    "the big ship wharfed in the evening";
    - moor, berth
     
  5. Moor at a wharf
    "The ship was wharfed"

Derived forms: wharves, wharfed, wharfing, wharfs

Type of: berth, discharge, dock, drop, drop off, furnish, moor, platform, provide, put down, render, set down, store, supply, tie up, unload

Encyclopedia: Wharf