Wharf boat - definition of Wharf boat by The Free Dictionary
|a kind of boat moored at the bank of a river, and used for a wharf, in places where the height of the water is so variable that a fixed wharf would be useless.|
See also: Wharf
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The 0.77-acre plot in Swan Lane, Stoke, is owned by British Waterways and is adjacent to the Stoke Heath Wharf boat
yard and canal basin.