wharfing

noun
wharf·​ing | \ ˈ(h)wȯ(r)fiŋ, -fēŋ \
plural -s

Definition of wharfing

1a : something serving as a wharf
b : the materials of a wharf
c : the wharves of a harbor
2 : the facing of seawalls and embankments with sheet piling secured by ties

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History and Etymology for wharfing

wharf entry 1 + -ing

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“Wharfing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wharfing. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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