Quay in a Sentence  🔊

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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