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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