Examples of quay in a Sentence
docked the ferry at the quay to let the passengers off
Recent Examples of quay from the Web
When a sea breeze carries the scent of this huddled mass ashore, the Red Cross workers on the quay recoil.
But a bicycle path, inaugurated in 2005, brought Roman cyclists and runners back to the quays.
Rivers swollen by France's heaviest rains in 50 years have engulfed romantic quays in Paris, swallowed up gardens and roads, halted riverboat cruises - and raised concerns about climate change.
The USS Maryland was tied between the USS Oklahoma and a concrete quay.
Glossy magazine spreads of him mid-wheelie are tacked beside exhibits like descriptions of the giant hauling a one-ton anchor from a quay, and replicas of Angus’s voluminous wool stockings and supersized coffin.
A small boat with half a dozen people passed by below the quays, with an anarchist flag fluttering in the breeze.
There, the Gormley Canal, which had a quay on Dryades Street (now O.C. Haley Boulevard) and a channel along St. Andrew Street, formed yet another source of employment in Lafayette, making bricks from swamp clay.
Île Sainte-Marguerite is serviced by several companies operating from the quay.
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Origin and Etymology of quay
First Known Use: 1561See Words from the same year
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Definition of quay for English Language Learners
: a structure built on the land next to a river, lake, or ocean that is used as a place for boats to stop for loading and unloading freight and passengers
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