Definitions

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  • n. The side of a wharf, where goods may be loaded and unloaded.

Etymologies

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wharf +‎ side

Examples

  • But this is a tremendous and unusual production, magnificently directed by Kenneth Hoyt, founder of Provincetown Rep the plays were first performed wharfside in Provincetown.

    The Sea Plays – review

  • Depending on the season and size of your party, stay in one of the 13 traditionally decorated guestrooms in the main inn or for more relaxed beach-style digs, the attached River House and wharfside building across the street offer two- and three-bedroom suites perfect for family get-togethers.

    Susan Fogwell: Checking In At The Kennebunkport Inn

  • Just two weeks earlier, on the last New Year's Eve before Prohibition, frantic celebrations had convulsed the city's hotels and private clubs, its neighborhood taverns and wharfside saloons.

    'Last Call'

  • In Florida, boatyard operators loyal to the fishermen/bootleggers on whom they depended refused to make wharfside space available to the Coast Guard and declined to repair their vessels.

    LAST CALL

  • Vendors and merchants abandoned their stocks and wharfside businesses in favor of drier territory.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • I spent the first two days lapping it up, writing witty and erudite replies to my admirers, and imagining finding true love with a loveable rogue who just happens to own a luxury wharfside apartment.

    The One With The Internet Dating Story

  • Furious at her own impotence, she plunged after them, oblivious to the piercing cold and to the stares of the river finders, who had withdrawn with the incoming tide and were now watching this spectacle from the wharfside.

    The Thief Taker

  • The wharfside was as busy as it had been last night, but now it was filled with clusters of townsfolk, bartering opinion and speculating on the news.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • Besides, the ports were not the kind of places that her father would let her go ashore, even if she had been capable of walking along the wharfside.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • Sabin FitzSimon stood on the wharfside in the gathering dusk and through narrowed tawny-green eyes watched King Henry's ship, the Mora, put to sea.

    The Falcons of Montabard

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