What is the difference between Wharves and Wharfs?

The difference between wharves and wharfs

is that "wharves" is a man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank and "wharfs" is a man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank.

wharves

wharfs

Noun

  • A man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank.
  • The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea.

Synonyms

  • (landing place): dock; quay

Hyponyms

  • (landing place): jetty; pier; staithe, staith (Northern England)

Exemple

  • Commerce pushes its wharves into the sea.
  • Out upon the wharfs they came, / Knight and burgher, lord and dame.
  • the fat weed that roots itself in ease on Lethe wharf

Verb

  • (transitive) To secure by a wharf.
  • (transitive) To place on a wharf.

Noun

  • A man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank.
  • The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea.

Synonyms

  • (landing place): dock; quay

Hyponyms

  • (landing place): jetty; pier; staithe, staith (Northern England)

Examples

  • Commerce pushes its wharves into the sea.
  • Out upon the wharfs they came, / Knight and burgher, lord and dame.
  • the fat weed that roots itself in ease on Lethe wharf

Verb

  • (transitive) To secure by a wharf.
  • (transitive) To place on a wharf.