Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Wharf: A structure or platform such as a pier or a dock, built along the water's edge or into the water for the purpose of loading and unloading vessels, often by means of cranes. Dues to be paid for the use of a wharf for loading and unloading were called wharfage. A wharf is also often referred to as a quay.

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