Other Word Forms of Wharf
Origin of Wharf
Middle English, from Old English hwearf (“heap, embankment, wharf"); related to Old English hweorfan (“to turn"), Old Saxon hwarf, Old High German hwarb (“a turn"), hwerban (“to turn"), Old Norse hvarf (“circle"), Greek καρπός (karpós, “wrist").
Middle English from Old English hwearf
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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