"What's the plural of wharf?"

The plural of wharf is wharfs or wharves.

Definition of wharf:

A level quayside area to which a ship may be moored to load and unload.

Plural of Wharf Example Sentences

    Single Examples:

    1. The cargo ship was docked at the wharf for unloading.
    2. He watched the sunset from the end of the wooden wharf.
    3. She waited for her friend near the old wharf where the boats were anchored.

    Plural Examples:

    1. The harbor had several busy wharves where ships from different countries docked.
    2. They walked along the historic wharves and admired the old buildings.
    3. Many fishermen gather at the local wharves early in the morning.

Wharfs vs. Wharves

The graph shows the occurances of the plural of wharf in written English since 1800 using Google's Ngram Viewer.



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