Examples of wharf in a Sentence
tied the rowboat up at the wharf
Recent Examples of wharf from the Web
In this Friday, March 2, 2018 photo, tourists and passengers disembark from a ferry on to the wharf on Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
In an email, Transdev noted that only one grant was awarded to a Louisiana project -- $13 million for the St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District to patch up two wharves on the Chalmette Slip.
And Boston's long wharf, normally tourist central, became part of the harbor as the tide was quickly rising.
The finished port will have a 1,600-meter (5,250-foot) wharf and the capacity to handle 1.5 million metric tons of general cargo a year, said the study, which was published alongside the other documents.
The rats in the Queen City are Norway rats, also called a sewer or wharf rat.
But by April 25, the weather had turned fine in St. Louis, where the steamboat Omega stood alongside the wharf, its bow pointed upriver.
Hardly anyone living today remembers New Orleans before the Industrial Canal, and the rest of us have grown accustomed to seeing its wharves and waters amid our cityscape.
Men on the wharf heard Riondozzo’s screams and notified the police.
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Origin and Etymology of wharf
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of wharf for English Language Learners
: a flat structure that is built along the shore of a river, ocean, etc., so that ships can load and unload cargo or passengers
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