quay·​side ˈkē-ˌsīd How to pronounce quayside (audio)
: land bordering a quay

Examples of quayside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dali was involved in a collision in 2016 when the container ship collided with the quayside in Antwerp, Belgium, according to VesselFinder. Max Zahn, ABC News, 26 Mar. 2024 At the entrance of Kastellorizo harbor, near the mosque, the mellow beach bar Faro is perfect for horizontal afternoons, dipping in and out of the sea from the quayside daybeds. Rachel Howard, Condé Nast Traveler, 3 Feb. 2024 The Chart House Bucher, like so many foodies who live in and visit Dingle, favors The Chart House, a quayside boathouse turned award-winning bistro that’s well known throughout the region. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 9 July 2023 The last few miles to the quayside terminus are unforgettable. Ben Jones, CNN, 1 Feb. 2023 Port Sudan, Sudan CNN — In the dark of night, the nightmare is nearly over for the lucky few gathered on the quayside in Port Sudan. Larry Madowo, CNN, 1 May 2023 Low tide forces the boat to wait beyond the harbor till morning; Hamza, too, floats in limbo, vainly scanning the quayside for familiar landmarks. Julian Lucas, The New Yorker, 17 Oct. 2022 Fireworks, bullfights and quayside parties regaled the film week. John Hopewell, Variety, 23 Sep. 2022 The entrance is a five-story development sitting on an old quayside, housing shops, restaurants and even a rooftop garden. Ben Jones, CNN, 22 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1778, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quayside was in 1778

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“Quayside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quayside. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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