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2 definitions found
 for Wharfing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wharf \Wharf\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wharfed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Wharfing.]
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     1. To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone
        constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or
        wharfs.
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     2. To place upon a wharf; to bring to a wharf.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wharfing \Wharf"ing\, n.
     1. Wharfs, collectively.
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     2. (Hydraul. Engin.) A mode of facing sea walls and
        embankments with planks driven as piles and secured by
        ties. --Knight.
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