Wharfing
Wharf Wharf, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wharfed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wharfing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or wharfs. [1913 Webster]

2. To place upon a wharf; to bring to a wharf. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wharfing — Wharf ing, n. [1913 Webster] 1. Wharfs, collectively. [1913 Webster] 2. (Hydraul. Engin.) A mode of facing sea walls and embankments with planks driven as piles and secured by ties. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wharfing — hwÉ”rf /wɔːf n. dock, place where boats can be be tied up and load or unload cargo; bank, beach (Archaic) v. tie up at dock; store cargo at dock; provide with a wharf for docking boats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wharfing — wharf·ing …   English syllables

  • wharfing — ˈ(h)wȯ(r)fiŋ, fēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: wharf (I) + ing 1. a. : something serving as a wharf b …   Useful english dictionary

  • wharfing out, right of — A right to the exclusive use of submerged lands as by the affixing thereto or the establishment thereon of a permanent structure to some point within the navigable body of water, deep and wide enough to dock ocean going vessels, and it… …   Black's law dictionary

  • right of wharfing out — A right to the exclusive use of submerged lands as by the affixing thereto or the establishment thereon of a permanent structure to some point within the navigable body of water, deep and wide enough to dock ocean going vessels, and it… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Wharf — Wharf, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wharfed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wharfing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or wharfs. [1913 Webster] 2. To place upon a wharf; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wharfage — Wharf age, n. [1913 Webster] 1. The fee or duty paid for the privilege of using a wharf for loading or unloading goods; pierage, collectively; quayage. [1913 Webster] 2. A wharf or wharfs, collectively; wharfing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wharfed — Wharf Wharf, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wharfed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wharfing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or wharfs. [1913 Webster] 2. To place upon a wharf;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wharf — A wharf is a landing place or pier where ships may tie up and load or unload.A wharf commonly comprises a fixed platform, often on pilings. They often serve as interim storage areas with warehouses, since the typical objective is to unload and… …   Wikipedia

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