Definitions

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.

Etymologies

wharf +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

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