wharf

Part of speech: noun

A landing - place for vessels and their cargoes.

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Usage examples "wharf":

  1. Life was so fine, in fact, that after breakfast he put off going home and wandered over to Fisherman's Wharf. - "Joe Burke's Last Stand", John Moncure Wetterau.
  2. The ticket agent told me he thought the train would get there about forty minutes before the boat; but it didn't, and I had to run every inch of the way from the station to the wharf, and then barely got there in time. - "The Squirrel Inn", Frank R. Stockton.
  3. He couldn't tell the world that Mr. Wharf Rat was a thief. - "Mother West Wind's Children", Thornton W. Burgess.