Definition of Quay
a concrete loading dock situated on the edge of a body of water
Examples of Quay in a sentence
After years of loading and unloading freight on top of it, sections of the old concrete quay began to crumble into the sea.
The quay was constructed out of material tough enough to stand water erosion and heavy loads.
Since boats seemed to flock to the main dock, another quay was built on the north end of the shore.
Porters moved large carts of freight from the vessel to the quay in the Maine harbor.
The quay was named the gull wharf after the seagulls that flocked around the dockside.
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