A structure or platform of timber, masonry, iron, earth, or
other material, built on the shore of a harbor, river, canal, or the
like, and usually extending from the shore to deep water, so that
vessels may lie close alongside to receive and discharge cargo,
passengers, etc.; a quay; a pier.
The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea.
To guard or secure by a firm wall of timber or stone
constructed like a wharf; to furnish with a wharf or wharfs.