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noun as in boat storage

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The wharves on the banks of the noble River Scheldt were mere heaps of rotten timber.

Now both banks of the river are lined with wharves, yachts, and boats, and boat-builders' sheds are springing up on every side.

The shipping, near the wharves also caught fire, and some of the vessels were destroyed.

This led to the building of wharves and store houses, and added to the wealth of the town.

The immense property in stores and wharves was rendered in a great measure useless.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wharves, such as: dock, berth, pier, jetty, levee, and breakwater.

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