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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A person or company operating a marine terminal with facilities for the berthing of ships and the loading, unloading, and storage of goods.

Usage examples (27)
  • I asked the wharfinger if he knew her, but he had never seen her before.
  • A slow, sonorous voice was proclaiming aloud that victory had been adjudged to Stephan Kiesslinger, born in the burg of Antwerp, son of a wharfinger in that town.
  • And all timber exported, to be paid for to Orphans 3L. per 1000 feet solid; returns of all embarked to be made to the wharfinger, under the penalty of 5L. for each neglect.
  • Good Master Lovel the wharfinger neither knew his daughter nor his father's name in this long-drawn compound of liquids; he was troubled, very doubtful, anxious for... for more
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