wharves

wharves
Structures erected on the margin of navigable waters where vessels can stop to load and unload cargo.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


wharves
Structures erected on the margin of navigable waters where vessels can stop to load and unload cargo.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • wharves — [hwôrvz, wôrvz] n. alt. pl. of WHARF …   English World dictionary

  • Wharves — Wharf Wharf, n.; pl. {Wharfs}or {Wharves}. [AS. hwerf, hwearf, a returning, a change, from hweorfan to turn, turn about, go about; akin to D. werf a wharf, G. werft, Sw. varf a shipbuilder s yard, Dan. verft wharf, dockyard, G. werben to enlist,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wharves — plural of wharf …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • wharves — /hwawrvz, wawrvz/, n. a pl. of wharf. * * * …   Universalium

  • wharves — hwÉ”rf /wɔːf n. dock, place where boats can be be tied up and load or unload cargo; bank, beach (Archaic) v. tie up at dock; store cargo at dock; provide with a wharf for docking boats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wharves — plural form of wharf …   English new terms dictionary

  • wharves — [[t](h)wɔrvz, wɔrvz[/t]] n. a pl. of wharf …   From formal English to slang

  • wharves — /wɔvz/ (say wawvz) plural noun 1. plural of wharf. 2. plural of wharve …  

  • wharves — pl. of WHARF …   Useful english dictionary

  • F Market & Wharves — Historischer Straßenbahnwagen am Embarcadero Verlauf der F …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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