What does the word wharf mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Frank R. Stockton
  3. He couldn't tell the world that Mr. Wharf Rat was a thief. – Mother West Wind's Children by Thornton W. Burgess