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synonyms for wharves

  • berth
  • dock
  • jetty
  • levee
  • pier
  • breakwater
  • landing
  • quay
  • slip
  • landing stage
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How to use wharves in a sentence

The wharves on the banks of the noble River Scheldt were mere heaps of rotten timber.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
Now both banks of the river are lined with wharves, yachts, and boats, and boat-builders' sheds are springing up on every side.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
The shipping, near the wharves also caught fire, and some of the vessels were destroyed.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
This led to the building of wharves and store houses, and added to the wealth of the town.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
The immense property in stores and wharves was rendered in a great measure useless.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
At the wharves at Launceston the tide rises from twelve to fourteen feet.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
That afternoon Wade and I went down to the wharves to make inquiries.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
He had a son who carried on some sort of half-maritime business on one of the wharves, in the city, and lived over his shop.
BY THE SEAHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
A salt-water creature very destructive to shipping and the wharves is the teredo, or ship-worm.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
Along′shore-men, labourers employed about the docks or wharves in the Thames and other rivers.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
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