from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Wharfs collectively.
- n. A technique of facing seawalls and embankments with planks driven as piles and secured by ties.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Wharfs, collectively.
- n. A mode of facing sea walls and embankments with planks driven as piles and secured by ties.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A structure in the form of a wharf; materials of which a wharf is constructed; wharves in general.
- n. In hydraulic engin., a method of facing seawalls by the use of sheet-piling anchored to the bank.
wharf + -ing (Wiktionary)