Thesaurus / wharves
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As we got close to the shore we saw plenty of level streets and wharves, and alongside of the wharves, ships.
The wharves are piled high with bales and bags, boxes and barrels.
GREAT CITIES OF THE UNITED STATESGERTRUDE VAN DUYN SOUTHWORTH
The trade of the old East and the new West came to the London wharves, and every one was ready to take a risk.
THE FACTS ABOUT SHAKESPEAREWILLIAM ALLAN NIELSON
On either bank, the wharves were thronged with shipping—straight masts and cobweb cordage, dense as primeval forests.
DUSTJULIAN HAWTHORNE
Wharves for ocean-going steamers should ultimately be constructed at this important port.
He had been on shore at Nassau, but only on the wharves, and had hardly seen the beauties of the island.
Here was Potomac; here was James river; here were the wharves whence his mother's ships and tobacco were brought to the sea.
THE VIRGINIANSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Brother Jacques left the tavern and walked along the wharves, breathing deeply of the vigorous sea-air.
THE GREY CLOAKHAROLD MACGRATH
He visited all the wharves, inquiring on every vessel where it seemed possible she might have been looking about.
THE GUARDIAN ANGELOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
But it is a better place than the wharves, and I am glad God guided her to even so poor a refuge.
ONE OF MY SONSANNA KATHARINE GREEN