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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