Examples of wharf in a Sentence
tied the rowboat up at the wharf
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The great thing about the Crescent Park is that the international starchitects who designed it had respect for the crumbling wharves and enormous sheet-metal warehouses that once stood there.
Then the Louisville interests intervened and cut off the plans to put the railroad to Portland wharf and direct it to Louisville.
Some aspects of the project have already been done that don’t affect new areas: A wharf has been strengthened to handle military equipment and a new gate has been built at the air base.
Spirits don’t need houses to haunt; ships, wharves and beaches will do just as well, and those will be among the spooky milieus investigated in this Staten Island event, which comprises five institutions on the harbor campus.
The waterfront was jammed with steamboats awaiting their turn at the wharf.
There have been archaeological investigations at the old wharf site.
So the group has arranged a crabbing tournament and scavenger hunt along the coast, capped by a crab dinner at the main festival wharf at the Bayshore Center in Port Norris.
The lap of water against concrete wharves, the rumble of truck engines on the dock, the clanging of mallets aboard destroyers being mended, even the scuttle of tug boats across San Diego Bay make a lot of noise.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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