quay

Definitions:

  • A wharf or reinforced bank for the loading or unloading of ships or boats.
  • To furnish with a quay or quays.
  • A landing-place; a place where vessels are loaded and unloaded; a wharf: usually constructed of stone, but sometimes of wood, iron, etc., along a line of coast or a river-bank or round a harbor or dock.
  • An obsolete or dialectal form of <internalXref urlencoded="whey">whey</internalXref>.
  • A mole, bank, or wharf, formed toward the sea, or at the side of a harbor, river, or other navigable water, for convenience in loading and unloading vessels.
  • To furnish with quays.
  • A stone or concrete structure on navigable water used for loading and unloading vessels; a <xref>wharf</xref>.
  • To land or tie up at a quay or similar structure, especially used in the phrase "quay up".
  • wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline
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