wharfinger

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noun wharf·in·ger \ˈhwȯr-fən-jər, ˈwȯr-\

Definition of wharfinger

  1. :  the operator or manager of a commercial wharf

Origin and Etymology of wharfinger

irregular from wharfage


First Known Use: 1552


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