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wharf

wharf

pronunciation:
worf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: wharfs, wharves
definition: a structure built along a shore, and often into the water, at which boats can be docked and loaded or unloaded; pier; quay.
synonyms:
dock, jetty, pier, quay
similar words:
dockside, landing, marina, mole
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wharfed, wharfing, wharfs
definition 1: to dock (a ship) at a wharf.
synonyms:
berth, dock
definition 2: to bring or store on a wharf.
similar words:
berth, store
definition 3: to provide a wharf or wharves for.
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